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Landmarks & Monuments
The residence of the bishops of Moray from the 14th century to 1686.
A 17th-century doocot on the site of an ancient motte.
Calanais Standing Stones
A cross-shaped setting of standing stones, unique in Scotland and outstanding in Great Britain.
The Visitor Centre at Culloden depicts the Battle of Culloden, the last battle the Jacobites fought.
Glenfinnan Monument, set amid superb Highland scenery at the head of Loch Shiel, was erected in 1815 by Alexander Macdonald of Glenaladale in tribute to the clansmen who fought and died in the cause of Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
Kinnaird Head Lighthouse
This fine 16th-century castle built for the Fraser family was altered to take the first lighthouse built by the Commissioners of the Northern Lighthouses in 1787.
Maes Howe Chambered Cairn
The finest megalithic tomb in the British Isles, with a large mound covering a stone-built passage and a large burial chamber with cells in the walls.
Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum
A magnificent collection of 26 sculptured monuments, one of the most important site-specific assemblages of early medieval sculpture in Western Europe.
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