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Arthur's Seat

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A panorama next to Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh. You can see the famous hill which is actually an extinct volcano. It's height is 251 m above the sea level. It's quite easy to climb and it's a popular hiking destination in Edinburgh.

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A: Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

摄影师Georgios Kosmas, 距离此处40远

Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills which form most of Holyrood Park. Some people sa...

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

B: Edinburgh Crags

摄影师Stephen Chapman, 距离此处220远

Edinburgh Crags

C: Gloomy morning in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

摄影师Dave Kennard, 距离此处280远

A plateau on the hill at the centre of Holyrood Park, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Nearby is the peak, kno...

Gloomy morning in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

D: Edinburgh - Arthur's Seat

摄影师Sergiu Mitrofan, 距离此处310远

Edinburgh - Top of Arthur's Seat

Edinburgh - Arthur's Seat

E: Centre of Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

摄影师Dave Kennard, 距离此处310远

The centre of Arthur's Seat in Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Scotland. Arthur's Seat is the main peak of ...

Centre of Arthur's Seat, Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

F: Edinburgh Arthur S Seat Panorama 360 1

摄影师Sergiu Mitrofan, 距离此处320远

Edinburgh Arthur S Seat Panorama 360 1

G: Holyrood Park NE of Arthurs Seat, Edinburgh

摄影师Dave Kennard, 距离此处340远

Looking out just northeast of Arthur's Seat across Holyrood Park towards the Firth of Forth, in Edinb...

Holyrood Park NE of Arthurs Seat, Edinburgh

H: Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

摄影师Georgios Kosmas, 距离此处410远

Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills which form most of Holyrood Park. Some people sa...

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

I: Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

摄影师Georgios Kosmas, 距离此处530远

Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills which form most of Holyrood Park. Some people sa...

Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh

J: Salisbury Crags - Holyrood Park

摄影师Darren Mods, 距离此处530远

Holyrood Park (or Queens Park, or previously Kings Park) includes the Salisbury Crags here, and gentl...

Salisbury Crags - Holyrood Park

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