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“Holyrood” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Holyrood Park

Holyrood Park
Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5BT, Scotland (Southside & Holyrood)
+44 (0)131 652 8150
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$22*
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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #15 of 460 things to do in Edinburgh
Activities: Hiking
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Holyrood Park is a unique historic landscape in the heart of the city, whose dramatic crags and hills give Edinburgh its distinctive skyline. Within the park is a wealth of history and archaeology spanning thousands of years. Arthur's Seat is one of four hill forts, dating from around 2,000 years ago. As well as it's rich cultural heritage, the park offers walks, solace, wildlife, volcanic geology and unparalleled vistas of the city from its many vantage points.
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“Holyrood”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

This is a wonderful place to visit, with a lot of history. The audio guide that accompanies the tour is informative. The "wardens" throughout the palace are friendly and answer any question a visitor has. The gardens and ruined Abbey are lovely.

Visited May 2013
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“Great Place To See”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Well located, near the Scotish Parliment Building and adjacent to the senic hills. Good for walking and breathing view of Edinburgh City and the sea front.

Visited April 2013
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“Gorgeous”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

This huge park features wonderful, wide-open spaces for strolling. So green and lush and uncrowded. This is such a good place to relax while in Edinburgh!

Visited March 2013
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“fresh air and incredible views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I loved it, take a jacket with you,is big and vindy.
people vith dogs or running or just families with the childen for a walk.
Great views of the city and the feeling of be William Wallace, ; )

Visited November 2012
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“The Queens north of the border residency”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Steeped in history with plenty tp see and learn about the amazing history Well situated near other famous monuments

Visited April 2013
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