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ITHER EDINBURGH
 

Much of Edinburgh has been touched by Burns. One of his favourite Edinburgh howff's was Johnnie Dowie's Tavern on Libberton Wynd, Cowgate including his favourite room called 'The Coffin' that only had room for four.

The St James Quarter (then St James Square) was where twelve year old Jenny Cruikshank helped Burns with their Scots Musical Museum by accompanying him on harpsichord.

Calton Hill now boasts The Burns Monument and The Mauchline Stane. Leith, where he did not sail to Jamaica from has a statue and the Scott Monument on Princes Street features Burns head among sixteen Scottish poets and writers.

 

Edinburgh is home to Burns collections at National Museum of Scotland, National Records of Scotland, National Library of Scotland & National Portrait Gallery as well as The Writers Museum and Edinburgh University library.

My curse upon your venom'd stang
That shoots my tortur'd gums alang
And thro my lug gies mony a twang
Wi' gnawing vengeance
Tearing my nerves wi' bitter pang
Like racking engines! ...

Address To The Toothache

EDINBURGH ITHER LANDS

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ATTRACTIONS COLLECTIONS

National Library of Scotland
Libberton Wynd, home of Johnnie Dowie's Tavern was demolished. Now NLS is here at the George IV bridge with a Burns Collection.

National Museum of Scotland

Burns Collection.

National Records of Scotland

Burns Collection.

LANDMARKS

DISCOVERIES

Burns Monument
At the foot of Calton Hill.

The Mauchline Stane

Inscribed and part of

The Parliament Cairn.

Scott Monument

Featuring Burns Head.

LAND O' BURNS

tribute TRAIL

6. Edinburgh Leith Statue

7. Edinburgh Burns flaxman statue at National Portrait Gallery

92. Edinburgh Burns Monument Calton Hill

93. Edinburgh Scott Monument with Burns head

101. Edinburgh The Mauchline Stane as part of Parliament Cairn

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