Scott was born in Edinburgh. He was crippled by polio at the age of two and disabled for life. But he was able to ride horses and hunt with amazing perseverance. After graduating from Edinburgh University, he became a lawyer. He is both a poet and a historical novelist. He has written 27 historical novels, such as "Wilfley" successively. He has pioneered the European historical novel and has a reputation of "the soul of Scotland". He influenced a group of literary masters such as Pushkin and Balzac. When he was seriously ill, Marx even said that he could stop working but not reading Scott's novels. The Scott Monument has a square conical top and a Scott marble statue sits in the middle. He has a broad robe and sleeves and a dignified look. The monument is carved with portraits of Scott's fiction characters and famous Scottish poets. The tower is divided into four layers with 287 steps. It is said that when visitors climb the last step, dozens of heroes in Scott's works will come to welcome them.
Scott Monument is the best place to overlook the whole of Edinburgh besides the Edinburgh Castle. The last three pictures were taken at the top of the tower. (Although the stairs on the top of the memorial hall are narrow and winding, and there are tickets to go up, it's still very worthwhile to see the beautiful scenery!)
Compared with other ancient buildings in Edinburgh, this 160-year-old monument is a small generation. However, because it commemorates Scotland's great poet, historic novelist Walter Scott (1771-1832), and because Scott was born in Edinburgh, he is the true son of Edinburgh. The film "Cloud Map" is also shot here.
Located in the Garden of Prince Street, Edinburgh, near the Waverley Railway Station, the Scott Memorial Tower was built in Victorian Gothic style in 1844 in memory of Scott, a writer. Scott, a famous British historical novelist and poet, suffered from polio at an early age. The monument tower is 61.11 meters high, with four small minarets arched around the central tower. The bottom of the tower is surrounded by arches. In the center of the tower stands a statue of Scott in white marble. He is wearing a robe and sleeping beside his dog. All 64 heroes in his works are sculpted around the tower.
The Scott Monument is situated on Prince Street in Edinburgh. Behind it is the Edinburgh Castle. It is built in memory of Sir Walter Scott, Scotland's most famous historian. It is a typical Gothic building. Four small minarets arch the central tower. The bottom of the tower is surrounded by arches. It's light and elegant, thick and ancient black and Brown is very shocking, you can firmly grasp your eyes at the first glance.
Last night, I received my visiting certificate from my professor in a slightly depressed state, and a compulsory course came to the ground again. Today, farewell to dark cuisine, eating authentic green mouthpieces, touching authentic black, taking pictures of tourists at the Scott Monument, the most famous scenic spot, is the end of the trip to Britain.
The Scott Memorial Tower is the most conspicuous building in Edinburgh. It stands in the Garden of Prince Street. Although it was not built very long ago, the original yellow surface of the building shows a black appearance. It is full of old vicissitudes. It feels a little like Angkor Wat.