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Buildings in Scotland                 Raily Toomingas                            I VÕ
Edinburgh CastleRoyal castle since 12th centuryBy 17th century its principal role was as a military baseFrom 19th century ...
University of St AndrewsOldest university in ScotlandFounded between 1410 and 1413Research universityStudents from over 10...
Stirling CastleOne of the largest and most important castles in ScotlandCastle dates from at least early 12th centuryPrese...
Royal Botanic GardenFounded in 1670More than 13,302 plant speciesThe second oldest botanic garden in Britain
Museum of ChildhoodSet in two buindings, both were constructed in the 18th centuryOver 2,000 itemsFirst museum in the worl...
Clyde AuditoriumConcert venue in Glasgow known as "The Armadillo"Completed in 19973,000 seatsSusan Boyle was discovered th...
Sensation Science CentreIn DundeePart of the Scottish Science Centres NetworkThe interactive exhibits focus mainly on the ...
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  1. 1. Buildings in Scotland Raily Toomingas I VÕ
  2. 2. Edinburgh CastleRoyal castle since 12th centuryBy 17th century its principal role was as a military baseFrom 19th century has been recognised as historic monumentSt Margarets Chapel in the castle is the oldest surviving building in Edinburgh
  3. 3. University of St AndrewsOldest university in ScotlandFounded between 1410 and 1413Research universityStudents from over 100 different countries
  4. 4. Stirling CastleOne of the largest and most important castles in ScotlandCastle dates from at least early 12th centuryPresent buildings mostly built between 1490 and 1600Has been used as an open-air concert venue
  5. 5. Royal Botanic GardenFounded in 1670More than 13,302 plant speciesThe second oldest botanic garden in Britain
  6. 6. Museum of ChildhoodSet in two buindings, both were constructed in the 18th centuryOver 2,000 itemsFirst museum in the world dedicated to the history of childhoodDisplays toys and games from across the generations
  7. 7. Clyde AuditoriumConcert venue in Glasgow known as "The Armadillo"Completed in 19973,000 seatsSusan Boyle was discovered there
  8. 8. Sensation Science CentreIn DundeePart of the Scottish Science Centres NetworkThe interactive exhibits focus mainly on the life sciences and sensesOpened in July 2000
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