Nelson MonumentEdinburgh Category Museums & Galleries, Historic Sites
The Nelson Monument was built in memory of Admiral Lord Nelson, who died at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Weather permitting, the Trafalgar flag signal 'England expects that every man will do his duty' is still flown on Trafalgar Day. The monument looks like a tall telescope and contains a time ball which is still dropped at 1 o’clock every day. Capture the wonderful views of the City and the sea from the top of the building.