Look around Edinburgh and you will see many statues and monuments. Most of them were paid for by public subscription and given to the City so most are in the care of the City of Edinburgh Council.
Edinburgh is full of statues, monuments and sculpture, placed in the City to mark important events and special people. The money for most of these works was raised by public subscription. They are in the care of the City of Edinburgh Council because they were given to the City.
Images of some of Edinburgh's statues and monuments with detailed descriptions can be found on Capital Collections.
Find out about the Edinburgh monuments in our care.
Information on where to find Edinburgh's monuments.
Did you Know?
Edinburgh has an ancient equivalent of an Oscar award.