We wanted to see more but didn't have the time, so just went in and looked around a bit. The halls had nice historic paintings and it was worth just peeking in for a few minutes. We've heard the tour is well worth the visit---so next time. The building itself is behind St Giles off High Street.
We wanted to see what was going on and thought we would be able to see court in session. After going through security we were told we could not take photos. If I had known they had free tours, I would have gladly signed up for one. We wondered around a bit but there was not much to see.
Well worth a visit as its a beautiful building with guides that are knowledgeable. The cafe and gift shop was the most reasonable priced I have found.
This is the Old Parliament Building, now the Supreme Court. We did not go on the tour, but went into the pretty old chamber. It did not take long and is a beautiful space.
We had made reservations in advance for this tour. It is a free one! The tour was about an hour, guide very informative and it was really a good use of time. Very interesting. while they were not in session as it was just a day or so before elections, very interesting and informative. Would certainly recommend!!
We were much impressed by this gracious old building located in Parliament Square just off the Royal Mile. Having previously visited and been extremely disappointed by the new Scottish Parliament building, it was a pleasure to soak up the history and tradition associated with this particular building. Whilst it is understandable that Parliament House had been deemed as being too... 更多
Parliament House is imposing rather than elegant, and I can't say I like its massive facade all that much. However, it blends well with its Old Town neighbors and is not an eyesore like its modern counterpart
We joined the tour and were not disappointed. The architecture is awesome n the guide was knowledgeable, humorous and engaging. We thoroughly enjoyed this rare glimpse into a Parliament House. Highly recommended. No fees levied.
I saw this building, admired it's architecture, took a few snaps, but only realised what it was when I came... 更多