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Edinburgh – a thousand years of history

It hosts the world’s biggest arts festival, has a dramatic medieval castle on its main street; can draw on a literary tradition ranging from Burns and Stevenson to Rankin and Rowling; its restaurant scene has both variety and quality, and the Queen is in residence here every summer. Edinburgh also offers fantastic museums, galleries, pubs, interesting shops and some seriously classy hotels. Welcome to the capital of Scotland.

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Top Highlights in Edinburgh

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Inside Camera Obscura
A victoria optical illusion
 Edinburgh Castle
A great national symbol in Scotland
Mortonhall Golf Club
Health & Beauty
One of Scotland's best
Our Dynamic Earth
A prominent visitors attraction in the city
Dawyck Botanic Gardens, offshoot of the Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh
World-renowned scientific centre for the study of plants, their...
The Royal Mile with the Bank Hotel.
The most famous street in Edinburgh
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Art Gallery
The first purpose-built portrait gallery in the world
The Museum of Edinburgh - Huntly House
Edinburgh over the last 2000 years
Wee Red Bar
A wee, and a red bar with big tunes
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Noteworthy Guides to Edinburgh

Eating Out in Edinburgh
Kyloe Chef David Haetzman’s favorites
The dining in Edinburgh is outstanding now. I've been cooking here for 20 years, and the difference ...
Culinary Favourites in New Town
Food and Drink Favourites in Edinburgh's New Town
New Town in Edinburgh is a centre part of the city and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. What ...
A Guy's Culinary Trip to Edinburgh
A Food Trip to Edinburgh for the Guys
Edinburgh has a variety of delicious food options for male travellers. Our guide shows our ...
Food in Edinburgh
Restaurants and cozy cafes
My Edinburgh guide shows my all time favorites in the city. Start you day in the best cafe to read ...
A Pastry Chef’s Guide to Cafes and Bakeries
Favorites from Caroline Walsh
Edinburgh is one of the best cities in the world. It has lots of independent cafes, shops and ...
Edinburgh with the Photographer
24 Hours
Sights, cafes and shops
Being a photographer in Edinburgh is fantastic. There are great sights and I still discover amazing ...
Edinburgh's Best Literary Bars
Art & Culture
Favorites from Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour
Edinburgh is the world's literary capital and the city on earth with more pubs by square mile, so ...
The Gardener’s Cottage Guide to Restaurants in Edinburgh
Dining in Edinburgh
Edinburgh has a huge variety of excellent places to eat ranging from the simplest cafes to some of ...
Cadenhead's's Guide to Charming Edinburgh
After Dark
Real Scotch
We at Cadenhead's know all about the real best Scotch. We'd love to welcome you at Cadenhead's and ...
Free WiFi in Edinburgh
On a Budget
Online in Edinburgh
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