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Scottish Devolution At It's Highest Form

Advantages: Very interesting and an Iconic symbol to Scotland
Disadvantages: The price of the building £460 million to build!!!

**What Is It?** The Scottish Parliament of Scotland is the central place of Scottish Politics. The parliament has 129 members called MSP's (Members of the Scottish Parliament) This is where they do some of there work, debating certain issues and represen ...

scotlandizdabest 25.08.2007 ∑ Read full review
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No Oscar for Holyrood

Advantages: An important symbol.
Disadvantages: A bit of a mishmash really...

When the Scottish Parliament was reinstated in 1999, after a 292 years 'holiday', it needed a home. For four years, it met in the Assembly Hall of the Church of Scotland whilst the new building was being constructed. From the very start, this project wa ...

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Barcelonean design based on nature and art..

Advantages: Spacious, bright and airy interior. Clean and ample facilities.
Disadvantages: The exterior. An architectural square peg in a round hole.

..."There shall be a Scottish Parliament" : a declaration stated in the Scotland Act 1998. The following year a Scottish Parliament was established, the first since 1707. Now all that was needed was an appropriate building! And so, a new Scottish Parliame ...

MAFARRIMOND 13.12.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Home Of The Scottish Government

Advantages: interesting tour
Disadvantages: a bit boring if you dont like politics

Holyrood has been home to the Scottish Government since 2004 and the building designed by Catalan architect Enric Miralles was the subject of much controversy because of the massive amounts of money spent on building it and many hated the modern design. I ...

wigglylittleworm 15.12.2009 ∑ Read full review
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Haunted.... But In A Good Way

Advantages: A great historical journey
Disadvantages: Only the weather

...Iím not going to give you a breakdown of Bangour Village Hospitalís history, to be honest thatís what Wikipedia is for. And Iím hoping youíll read this as a discovery piece, and find out about this unique little location yourself, and if like me you are t ...

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