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Upper Bow


Royal Mile Edinburgh

The Upper Bow was part of the West Bow which was a steep road that linked the Grassmarket to Castlehill. The West Bow now ends at Victoria Street and steps take you to the Upper Bow and Victoria Terrace which is a balcony walkway that is above the old West Bow.  The map show the present road layout with the Upper Bow, West Bow,

  Johnston Terrace, Castlehill,  and Lawnmarket.  The map can be found at the foot of the Upper Bow.

Upper Bow Castlehill Edinburgh
The West Bow and the new layout of Upper Bow and West Bow.
Upper Bow looking up from West Bow steps to Castlehill Edinburgh

The first picture below shows the Upper Bow steps that go down to the west bow and Victoria Street.

The centre picture is the steps from West Bow to Upper Bow and Victoria Terrace. 

The last Picture is looking up the West Bow from the Grassmarket.

Steps to West Bow & Grassmarket
West Bow steps leading to Upper Bow and Castlehill
West Bow Grassmarket
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