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One O'clock Gun, Edinburgh Castle

Since 1861 a gun has been fired at 1pm Monday to Saturday from the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle. It has now become a tourist attraction but its original purpose was to give ships at Leith harbours 2 miles away an accurate time. One of the modern artilary guns seen here are used today.

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