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#1 Edinburgh Castle
Visit this fortress steeped in history and tradition, which has supposedly existed since the Iron Age with the actual castle on the rock ...
#2 Palace of Holyroodhouse
Referred to in common parlance as the Holyrood Palace, the Palace of Holyroodhouse is the designated residence of the British monarch in ...
#3 Forth Bridge
This 14 km long cantilever bridge, which is sometimes also referred to as the Forth Rail Bridge, is characterised by its strikingly brigh...
#4 Rosslyn Chapel
This intricately carved and beautiful chapel is still used as a place of worship since its inception in 1446. It is one of the most remar...
#5 Royal Edinburgh Miltary Tattoo
Regarded to be ‘the greatest show on Earth’, feel an automatic swell in your chest when you listen to the shrill notes of the bagpipes an...
#6 Helicopter Ride
Board a helicopter and get a breathtaking view of the Scottish capital from a height of 2,000 ft in the air. Feel like a bird with the wi...
#7 Royal Mile
The Royal Mile is a long succession of streets running through the Old Town between the Edinburgh Palace and the Holyrood Palace. It is t...
#8 Famous streets of Edinburgh
Stroll along the famous streets of Edinburgh such as the Princes Street in New Town, George Street and Victoria Street. Get your fair sha...
#9 Edinburgh Zoo
Formerly known as the Scottish National Zoological Park, the Edinburgh Zoo opened in 1913 and is built over an area of 82 acres, which is...
#10 Outdoor swimming
Swimming as a sport has existed long before the advent of the concept of a swimming pool. Outdoor swimming can be traced back to Roman ti...
#11 Take a picnic
When it comes to planning and heading out on a picnic in Scotland or particularly in Edinburgh, you will be spoilt for choice, so spectac...
#12 Christmas Market
Make your way to the Christmas Market held annually between the months of November to the first week of January, where there is a plethor...
#13 Edinburgh Festival Fringe
An annual event, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, takes place every August for three weeks. It showcases well known names to the relatively...
#14 Edinburgh Fashion Week
Celebrate Edinburgh’s unique sense of style and flair during the annual Edinburgh Fashion Week which made its debut in 2015.Indulge in a ...
#15 Gorgie City Farm
Visit this picturesque little farm situated in the south western town of Gorgie in the city. It was opened in 1982 and its animals includ...
#16 Scott Monument
Look up in awe and climb up the 287 steps leading up to this towering and imposing Victorian Gothic-styled structure dedicated to the Sc...
#18 Deep Sea World
Dive deep into the world of marine animals at Scotland’s National Aquarium which houses one of Europe’s largest shiver of sharks includi...
#19 Bruntsfield Links
Established in 1761, the Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society is the fourth oldest golf club in the world. It is sprawled over 35 acres of l...
#20 Portobello Swim Centre
Enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating experience when you visit the Portobello Swim Centre. A former Victorian bath, it houses a full 25 m po...
Hogmanay is the Scottish Gaelic word for the last day of the year and clashes with the celebration of the New Year. Further parties and c...
#22 High tea session at the Palm Court
Sip on a cup of loose leaf tea or coffee accompanied with pastries, scones with jam and Devon clotted cream, sandwiches and muffins, unde...
#23 Scottish National Gallery
Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, the Scottish National Gallery on the Mound was thrown open to the public in 1959. It is the National ...
#24 Scottish Breakfast
You shall be excused if you belch loudly after you get up from the table after indulging in a full Scottish breakfast. Dig in to one that...
#25 Scotch Whisky Experience
Visit this premier tourist attraction in Edinburgh situated in the Old Town area. The Scotch Whisky Experience opened in 1988 and by 2008...
#26 The Royal Observatory
Situated on Blackford Hill in Edinburgh, the Royal Observatory is an astronomical institution founded in 1896 and was initially located o...
#27 Calcutta Cup
Catch a match of the world’s oldest international rugby fixture, the Calcutta Cup. A prestigious trophy related to the sport of rugby, it...
#28 Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Established in 1670, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh today has a rich collection of plants and flowers that is spread over four large ...
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