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#31 of 204 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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#32 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Theaters
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#33 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Sports Complexes
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#34 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Movie Theaters
A small, three-screened theater playing Scotland's most innovative independent films.
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#35 of 204 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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Hopetoun House (South Queensferry)
#36 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites
This historic building is known as "Scotland's finest stately home."
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#37 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Castles
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#38 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites
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#39 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
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#40 of 204 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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#41 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
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#42 of 204 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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#43 of 204 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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#44 of 204 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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#45 of 204 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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#46 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Educational Sites
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#47 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites
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Forth Road Bridge (South Queensferry)
#48 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
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#49 of 204 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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#50 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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#51 of 204 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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#52 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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#53 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Religious Sites
This stately chapel is the only original building left in the Edinburgh Castle complex.
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#54 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
The modern face of Edinburgh, with lots of restaurants, pubs, museums and galleries.
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#55 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
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#56 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
#57 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Comedy Clubs
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#58 of 204 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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#59 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Adults can indulge in a nostalgia-fest and children discover how their (not so) aged parents amused themselves as youngsters... more » Owner description: Adults can indulge in a nostalgia-fest and children discover how their (not so) aged parents amused themselves as youngsters in a world before video games. There’s a wholesomeness to the construction kits and embroidery sets that once kept little fingers busy in a world that embraced the notion of "Improving Sunday Toys," while train sets and dolls houses have enduring appeal. If the implacable stare of the massed ranks of a compendious collection of dolls becomes a little unnerving, there are dressing-up boxes, and regular organized activities to provide diversions. « less
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#60 of 204 attractions in Edinburgh
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Beautiful chamber known for its authentic interiors and painted ceilings. Offers a look into the past through a quality... more » Owner description: Beautiful chamber known for its authentic interiors and painted ceilings. Offers a look into the past through a quality museum experience. « less
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