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#1 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Arthur's Seat is one of four hill forts, dating from around 2,000 years ago. Situated within... more
#2 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
The UK's No. 1 Attraction (TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2014). Experience what life was... more
#4 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, science and technology, art and design... more
#5 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Edinburgh's oldest neighborhood, dating back to medieval times: these small streets are lined with... more
#6 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Enjoy unique 360 degree panoramic views over Edinburgh from the fascinating Camera Obscura and... more
#9 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
70 acres of beautifully manicured lawns and flowers: a perfect outing for a sunny afternoon.
#10 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
A mighty fortress, the defender of the nation, and a world-famous visitor attraction - Edinburgh... more
#11 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Impeccably landscaped park and woodland surrounding Edinburgh Castle.
#13 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Historic neighborhood lined with monuments dating back to the Enlightenment.
#14 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Stretch of road connecting Edinburgh Castle with Holyrood Palace, the Queen's residence in Scotland.
#15 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Holyrood Park is a unique historic landscape in the heart of the city, whose dramatic crags and... more
#17 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
#18 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence in Scotland of Her Majesty The Queen. The... more
#19 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Inchcolm Abbey (South Queensferry)
#20 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
David I established a priory here which became an abbey in 1235. It is now the best-preserved group... more
#22 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Visit one of Edinburgh’s most iconic buildings and explore a fascinating overview of Scotland past... more
#23 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Dungeon is a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of... more
#24 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Enter one of Scotland's most curious heritage sites. An archeological mystery that has baffled... more
#26 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
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#27 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Take a barrel ride as you actually become part of the whisky making process. Experience for yourself... more
#28 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
This is the main church of The Church of Scotland.
#29 of 454 things to do in Edinburgh
Hidden beneath the Royal Mile lies Edinburgh’s deepest secret: a warren of hidden ‘closes’ where... more