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2-Day Jam-Packed Edinburgh Itinerary

2-Day Jam-Packed Edinburgh Itinerary, Edinburgh, Scotland (B)

Right off the bat, Edinburgh is a city of contracts; embracing its rich history and inevitable cliches, yet at the same time it is a vivacious metropolis celebrated as one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, as well as its hard-to-resist Scottish charm. Set across multiple rocky hills overlooking the sea, Edinburgh is home to almost 5,000 historic buildings, monuments and sites, so how does one go about visiting such a magnificent city without being completely overwhelmed?

With my introduction to Edinburgh for first-timers, you should be able to navigate your way through some of Edinburgh’s main attractions, decide when the best time of year to visit Edinburgh as well as one of the best places to stay in Scotland’s capital! Whether you’re planning on a visit to Edinburgh for the sites or the festivals, such as the Fringe Festival or ringing in the New Year with Hogmanay, I’ll help you out and tell you what some of the best free things to do in Edinburgh are and what you should definitely not miss! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 2-Day Jam-Packed Edinburgh Itinerary
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/2-day-jam-packed-edinburgh-itinerary/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse
  • Castlehill
  • the Lawnmarket
  • High Street
  • Canongate
  • Abbey Strand
  • Princes Street Gardens
  • Scott’s Monument
  • Tartan Weaving Mill
  • Scotsch Whisky Experience
  • Camera Obscura
  • The Real Mary King’s Close
  • St. Giles’ Cathedral
  • Scottish Parliament
  • Calton Hill
  • National Monument
  • Nelson Monument
  • Dugald Stewart Monument
  • Arthur’s Seat
  • Brewhemia
  • Colonnades at the Signet Library
  • The Elephant House
  • Victoria Street
  • Grassmarket
  • Fiddler’s Arms
  • Greyfriar’s Kirkyard
  • Spoon
  • Dean’s Village
  • Deacon Brodie’s Tavern
  • Braid Hills Hotel

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