This is an
enlargement from a view looking to the east
along Princes Street.
was formerly the
British Hotel, and originally the North British Railway Hotel.
By tradition, the clock on the hotel is set 3 minutes ahead of the true
time to encourage passengers to reach their trains early.
monuments on Calton Hill can be seen in the background.
was taken from upstairs on a No 10 bus, as it passed the
in Princes Street on a fine day in March 2006.