o riginal character of the Georgian era with its cobbled roads, pillars, and sandstone block facades is preserved today thanks to building codes that stipulate even the wrought iron railings must be painted a specific colour - black.
The main spire is 270 ft high St Mary's Cathedral
Scottish National Portrait Gallery unique visual history of Scotland
General Register House original national archive was one of the first government buildings to be built in Britain
The National Gallery of Scotland one of the finest galleries in Britain