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Edinburgh Travel Guide

Edinburgh Travel Guide, Edinburgh, Scotland (B)

Scotland’s capital and second largest city, Edinburgh has to be the second coolest city in the UK. I’m not referring to temperature, although it is a bit chilly, I’m referring to its laid back atmosphere, wonderful people, and abundant awesomeness around every corner. Edinburgh is instantly likeable. The beautiful architecture of the old town, untouched by the devastation of war as London was, gives an old-world charm to its streets full of cafés, bars and pie shops. It is one of the world’s most beautiful major cities.

Each summer between July and September Edinburgh is the centre for the world’s largest international arts festival: the Edinburgh Festival. This festival encompasses The Fringe Festival, The International Festival, The Military Tattoo, The International Book Festival, as well as various film festivals, music festivals and ‘whatever else’ festivals. Festivals.

We were there to stay with friends for four nights either side of our dream Scotland whisky tour. Coincidentally, our trip that was planned to be specifically during Scotland’s warmest week, coincided with the start of The Fringe Festival. Cue beers, great food, whisky, comedy, and walking everywhere. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Edinburgh Travel Guide
Guide Location: Scotland » Edinburgh
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kane Power
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.roamandrecon.com/edinburgh/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Castle Rock Hostel
  • High Street Hostel
  • Edinburgh Backpackers
  • Nightcap
  • Fortitude Coffee
  • Brew Lab
  • Century General Store
  • Artisan Roast
  • Jeremiah’s Taproom
  • Stockbridge Tap
  • Hanging Bat
  • Cornelius
  • Devil’s Advocate
  • Scotch Whisky Experience
  • Cadenhead’s
  • Roseleaf
  • Dishoom
  • Pera
  • Polentoni
  • Dogs
  • Bread Meats Bread
  • Mosque Kitchen
  • Mary’s Milk Bar
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • Holyrood Palace
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Camera Obscura
  • National Monument of Scotland
  • Princes Street Gardens
  • Salt Horse
  • Cloisters Bar
  • Summerhall Distillery
  • Cornelius
  • Piemaker
  • Mash Tun

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