From towering spires and ancient castles to lamplit narrow cobbled streets filled with neoclassical buildings, be swept away by everything this enchanting city has to offer.

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Lose yourself in Scottish culture and escape to Scotland's capital. With so much history dating back to 8500 BC, explore everything that makes this city so beautiful. From its popular Edinburgh Fringe Festival that brings the city to life in the summer to the warm atmosphere of the historical cosy pubs that are scattered throughout in the colder seasons, the locals are what makes Edinburgh truly amazing.

Dominating the city's skyline, venture up to the famous 12th-century Edinburgh Castle, home to Britain's oldest crown jewels worn by Mary Queen of Scots, and uncover its haunting history; wander through the labyrinth of cobbled streets of the 18th-century Old Town and feel like you've taken a step back in time. Browse the eclectic boutiques that dominate the picturesque Grassmarket, known as the inspiration for Harry Potter's Diagon Alley, and have a bespoke kilt made in your family tartan!

However you choose to explore this enchanting city's history, whether it's wandering the Palace of Holyroodhouse, discovering the historic castles, hiking up to the ancient volcanoes of Arthur’s Seat or embarking on an Old Town pub crawl, Edinburgh is your perfect Scottish escape.

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National Gallery of Scotland
Make a visit to the Scottish National Gallery and indulge in the rich collections of fine art, featuring the works of Van Dyck, Gainsborough and Rubens, to name a few. Opened in 1859, admire the building’s wonderful neoclassical architecture — a perfect way to indulge in Scottish art and culture.
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Edinburgh Castle
Nestled atop the dormant volcanic cliff face of Castle Rock that overlooks this enchanting city, be sure to visit Edinburgh Castle, one of the most definitive landmarks in the United Kingdom and the most popular tourist attraction in Scotland.
The Writers' Museum
Be sure to visit the Writers' Museum and explore the tribute to the lives of Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson. Edinburgh is rightfully proud of its writing and publishing heritage, so of course, it has a museum celebrating the lives of some of its leading literary lights!
Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
Located at the top of the Royal Mile, Camera Obscura is one of those quirky, cool museums that everybody needs to visit at least once! In the World of Illusions, experience five floors of interactive hands-on optical illusions, tricks and fun things to do including vortex tunnel, mirror maze and shrinking ...
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Edinburgh Old Town
A labyrinth of atmospherically-lit cobblestone streets surrounded by gothic medieval architecture, be sure to take a stroll through Edinburgh’s Old Town—the oldest part of the city. Dating back to the 18th-century, once you step foot into this historic centre, you’ll easily feel as if you’ve taken a huge s...
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Arthur's Seat
For the quintessential Scottish experience, breathe in some fantastic, mystical Edinburgh fresh air and climb up to the Holyrood Park’s highest point, Arthur’s Seat. Sat 251 metres above sea level, this ancient volcano dates back to around 2000 years ago and gives one of the best views over the enchanting ...

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