EDINBURGH AND THE WILLIAM WALLACE MONUMENT

EDINBURGH AND THE WILLIAM WALLACE MONUMENT

THE GUARDIAN OF SCOTLAND, WALLACE’S MAGNIFICENT STATUE IS LOCATED AT THE EDINBURGH CASTLE.

The Scottish hero William Wallace was imprinted on our minds with Braveheart, which is a movie that was starred by Mel Gibson. The gothic style monument of William Wallace who was leading the rebellion against the British during the reign of King Edward is located at Stirling region outside of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Although, the Scottish were outnumbered by the British at the battle of the Stirling Bridge, the Scottish that were led by William Wallace won and to honor his name and their battle a monument was built there.

Another magnificent statue of William Wallace who was honored as the guardian of Scotland and the leader of the army is also located at the Edinburgh Castle.

One million visitors
The Edinburgh Castle which was built in 600 BC is pointed as one of the most famous and magnificent castles of the world. The castle is visited approximately by one million visitors each year. The structure had been restored and annex buildings had been constructed for approximately seven hundred years.

It is possible to see the whole city where the Edinburgh Castle is situated. If you happen to be there at 1 pm, you can witness the ‘One O’Clock Gun’ shot that is shot by the cannon in Edinburgh Castle every day at exactly 1 pm.

When you are touring the castle with its amazing wooden roof, you can also see where the kings had lived and eaten and slept.