Tour Scotland Video Last Minute Christmas Shopping The Mound Edinburgh

Tour Scotland travel video of last minute Christmas shopping on the Mound on ancestry visit to Edinburgh, Scotland. The construction of the Earthen Mound, as it was originally called, was begun in 1781 and it was extended over the years until by 1830 it was macadamised and landscaped so that it appeared more or less complete. When the Edinburgh and Glasgow Railway was extended to Waverley in 1846, tunnels were driven under The Mound to allow access to the west. The traditional and romantic Christmas Market in the heart of the City of Edinburgh offers a unique shopping experience for every visitor with its fair of crafts, artists, gift shops and gastronomic surprises. Get into the Christmas spirit.

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