This prominent monument on the slopes of Calton Hill commemorates poet Robert Burns. Monuments in this style were built in ancient Athens to celebrate the poetic arts, and was designed by Thomas Hamilton to house a statue of the bard by sculptor John Flaxman. Burns? poetry and song will be performed by members and friends of Edinburgh and District Burns Clubs. The Burns Poetry garden around the monument contains flowers mentioned in his poetry.
The monument will be opened by Edinburgh and District Burns Clubs. Burns’ poetry and song will be performed by members and friends of the clubs.
Where to find us
- Regent Road
- EH1 3DG
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