This is the Balmoral Hotel under construction in 1901.
It wasn’t always the Balmoral though – what was the original name for the hotel?
a) The Waverley Hotel
b) The North Bridge Hotel
c) The North British Hotel
Next, here’s a super shot of Holyrood Palace back in 1880.
The Palace was home to Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie held court there after seizing control of Edinburgh – but which Scottish monarch originally built a palace on the site? Was it:
a) James IV
b) Malcolm IV
Finally, here’s a picture of the magnificent General Post Office in 1880.
Now known as Waverley Gate, the building’s foundation stone was laid by a famous Victorian, but which one?
a) Robert Louis Stevenson
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Prince Albert
Find all the answers on the Edinburgh’s Landmarks story on Our Town Stories.