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“Grande Monument” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle
Castlehill, Edinburgh EH12NG, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
+44 131 225 9846
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Ranked #17 of 155 Attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Castles, Cultural
Activities: Walking, Getting married
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A mighty fortress, the defender of the nation, and a world-famous visitor attraction - Edinburgh Castle has dominated the skyline for centuries. And the high volcanic rock on which it stands has been occupied for thousands of years. Today it is home to Scotland's crown jewels, three military museums, the Scottish National War Memorial, the Prisons of War exhibition, and much more.The castle offers a fabulous day out - an experience not to be missed. Book online with us for fast track tickets to beat the queues!
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“Grande Monument”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

This is breathtaking and in the middle of the city. Views to all of Edinburgh.

Visited March 2012
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“Jewel in the Crown.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

At the top of the Royal Mile, opposite to the beautiful Hollyrood Palace, sits the jewel, Edinburgh Castle, the best and only castle you need to see in Scotland. Loved it.

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“Don't miss the castle.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

The views from the castle are spectacular. Inside this amazing fortress every room is full of history and has stories to tell. In winter it can be quite a cold outing though. Still shouldn't be missed.

Visited August 2011
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“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

This was a very expensive attraction for what you got to see, a lot of the areas were closed off to visitors for restoration, which was very disappointing. I was expecting to see more of the inside of the castle but there were only a handful of rooms open to visitors. I did enjoy viewing the crown jewels though.

Visited February 2012
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“We did not want to leave.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the castle and it's many exhibits. The views from the castle are amazing. The personal audio devices that are included with admission were very interesting and informative. The castle has so many things to see that three hours was not enough. Don't miss the regimental museum and gift shop.

Visited February 2012
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