10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh

Scotland, Edinburgh Guide (B): 10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh

Edinburgh, the historic capital of Scotland, is a city famous for its Scottish warriors, enchanting castles, scotch whiskey and the vibrant nightlife. Prior to our visit to Edinburgh, we had this distinct picture of dark grey clouds covering the sky with medieval buildings and narrow alleyways. However, as we started exploring the city we were happy to learn it has much more to offer than we initially anticipated. After spending a delightful weekend in Edinburgh, we have listed down the 10 perfect reasons to visit Edinburgh city.

One cannot go to Edinburgh and not visit the iconic Edinburgh Castle, which dates back to the 12th century. The castle stands majestically on top of the Castle Rock, which is technically an inactive volcano. We took the guided tour of the castle, spending couple of hours in this magnificent place and learning the best-kept historic secrets. While in the castle do not forget to enjoy the panoramic view of the city from vantage points and also take a peek into the famous Crown Jewels. Entry ticket to the castle costs £16.50. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Reasons to Visit Edinburgh
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Edinburgh Castle   St. Margaret’s Chapel   Arthur’s Seat   Holyrood Park   Dunsapie Loch   Royal Mile   Scotch Whisky Experience   Kinloch Anderson   Hector Russel   Scott Monument   St. Giles Cathedral   The Royal Yacht Britannia  
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