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Ranked #31 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Monuments/ Statues
A 200-foot spire dedicated to Sir Walter Scott, the famous Scottish poet.
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Ranked #32 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Historical church famous for its cemetery where Bobby, a loyal terrier, kept watch over his master's grave for 14 years.
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Ranked #33 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Within the historic setting of Edinburgh Castle, accounts of battles lost and won are told through military artefacts and... more » Owner description: Within the historic setting of Edinburgh Castle, accounts of battles lost and won are told through military artefacts and personal collections. Find out about the life of Scots at war, from the First World War trenches to the Home Front, and learn how conflicts, both at home and abroad, have shaped Scotland's image and reputation over the centuries. « less
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Ranked #34 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Movie Theaters
A small, three-screened theater playing Scotland's most innovative independent films.
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Ranked #35 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Sports Complexes
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Ranked #36 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites

  To experience Mary King's Close is to step back in time.  A Close means Alley way. The homes and apartments dating back to the plague, were used to support a government building... more »

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Ranked #37 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Owner description: Bubble Soccer Scotland offer the new fun wacky sport "Bubble Soccer" were players are strapped inside giant inflated bubbles... more » Owner description: Bubble Soccer Scotland offer the new fun wacky sport "Bubble Soccer" were players are strapped inside giant inflated bubbles and simply knock each other over! We currently cover Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverclyde, Ayrshire & Fife. We can also travel to you if you cant make it to one of our locations. We offer 4/5/6 A Sides, Hen/Stags, Corporate Events, Kids Parties, School Events. « less
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Ranked #38 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #39 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Castles
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Ranked #40 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Museum of Edinburgh is the City’s treasure box - a maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the... more » Owner description: The Museum of Edinburgh is the City’s treasure box - a maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capital’s past. Find out about the history of Edinburgh from the earliest times to the present day. Discover more about the city, its people, crafts and trades and the beautiful objects they created.The Museum is also home to Foundation Edinburgh - The Story of a City, a fascinating and unique audiovisual presentation devoted to Edinburgh's turbulent history, from volcanic beginnings to modern day cultural Capital. « less
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Ranked #41 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Geologic Formations; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: This massive rock towering over Edinburgh is the setting for Edinburgh Castle and serves as one of the most defining symbols... more » Owner description: This massive rock towering over Edinburgh is the setting for Edinburgh Castle and serves as one of the most defining symbols of Scottish history. « less
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Ranked #42 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Owner description: Edinburgh Combat Challenge is an exciting new laser combat game using state of the art authentic infra-red weapons with a... more » Owner description: Edinburgh Combat Challenge is an exciting new laser combat game using state of the art authentic infra-red weapons with a range of up to 200 metres. You can experience being part of a real life computer game set outdoors with authentic live sounds and game plays. It's completely safe with no hidden costs. It's a great fun day out for all the family with participants from the age 8 upwards able to take part in our games set in our woodland. We have free on-site parking and are on an LRT bus route. We are situated just 4 miles from teh city centre. « less
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Ranked #43 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Libraries

The National Library of Scotland is Scotland's largest library. The institution is home to 14 million printed items, over 100,000 manuscripts, around two million maps, and 25,000... more »

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Ranked #44 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites
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Hopetoun House (South Queensferry)
Ranked #45 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites
This historic building is known as "Scotland's finest stately home."
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Ranked #46 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #47 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites

Dean Village is one of the oldest areas in Edinburgh city centre. There was a village centred around the Milling Industry called the Water of Leith Village back in the days when... more »

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Ranked #48 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Museums

The Museum on the Mound's is a small museum associated with the Bank of Scotland traces the history of banking and money in Scotland with interesting side trips into crime... more »

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Ranked #49 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Monuments/ Statues
This memorial commemorates the loyal pooch who spent 14 years by his master's grave.
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Ranked #50 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #51 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #52 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #53 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
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Ranked #54 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Owner description: Alien rock was Scotlands first dedicated indoor climbing centre and has been providing a fun, exciting and friendly venue for... more » Owner description: Alien rock was Scotlands first dedicated indoor climbing centre and has been providing a fun, exciting and friendly venue for indoor climbers since 1994. Indoor climbing is suitable for almost all ages and abilities from the complete novice to experienced climber, whether you visit individually or as part of a group of friends. Instruction can be booked in advance or experienced climbers can just turn up. There are no annual or monthly membership fees for daily entry. Hire equipment is also available. There are two venues, 'alien 1' is primarily for roped climbing both top-roping and leading; 'alien 2'is a dedicated bouldering centre nearby where the climbing is done over soft, 'crash' matting. « less
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Ranked #55 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Religious Sites
This stately chapel is the only original building left in the Edinburgh Castle complex.
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Ranked #56 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Please note: while Modern One is being rehung for our upcoming GENERATION exhibition there's still an opportunity to catch... more » Owner description: Please note: while Modern One is being rehung for our upcoming GENERATION exhibition there's still an opportunity to catch our highly acclaimed JD Fergusson exhibition at Modern Two. Home to Scotland's outstanding national collection of modern and contemporary art, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art comprises two buildings, Modern One and Modern Two. Set in beautiful parkland close to the Water of Leith you can explore sculpture by major artists such as Ian Hamilton Finlay, Henry Moore, Rachel Whiteread and Barbara Hepworth. On permanent display is a fascinating recreation of Eduard Paolozzi's studio, as well as his 7.3M tall sculpture, Vulcan, that dominates the cafe. Also in Modern Two is The Stairwell Project, a large-scale, permanent work by 2009 Turner Prize winner Richard Wright.The collection at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art ranges from 1900s to the present day, including works by Matisse, Picasso, Vuillard and Dix, as well as a superb selection of paintings by Scottish artists such as Peploe, Fergusson, Gillies and Redpath. Also on display are postwar works by Bacon, Freud, Davie, Hockney and Leger and more recent pieces by Turner prize winning artists Richard Wright and Martin Creed, alongside Karla Black, Douglas Gordon and Tracey Emin to name a few. « less
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Ranked #57 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Museums
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Ranked #58 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Comedy Clubs
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Ranked #59 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #60 of 207 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Urban Paintball Edinburgh is Scotland's only indoor paintball arena. Open 7 days until 10pm and situated just off Leith Walk,... more » Owner description: Urban Paintball Edinburgh is Scotland's only indoor paintball arena. Open 7 days until 10pm and situated just off Leith Walk, one of Edinburgh's main arterial roads. We are the first choice for anyone wishing to play paintball in Edinburgh. Walk-ins and short notice bookings are welcomed. « less
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