I can't remember what is exactly what in those pictures, but they are nice and this is what matters. Almost all building in Edinburgh are like this. I love this kind of very old architecture. Oh, by the way, Scotland is so cool that those scenes of Harry Potter going by train to his school were shot in Scotland. :-D
This guy works in the Hostel we stayed (reviews to come soon). I have to tell you: guys weren't those kilts are cute! They are so masculine; I'm impressed. We arrived in the middle of a rugby game Scotland vs South Africa. They were all dressed properly and they all looked very nice.