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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
#3 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Perfect day out to spend a couple of hours exploring, mind boggling puzzles and illusions, there’s plenty to see and do, with a roof top view over Edinburgh it’s the perfect spot to get those pano shots.
Enjoy an array of optical illusions and visual stimulation as you begin at the top level, taking in outstanding views of the city from the observation deck and enjoying the brief and entertaining camera obscura show.
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Royal Mile
#4 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Take a stroll up it to see Holyrood palace, the Scottish parliament, the tollgate prision, Tron Kirk, St Giles Cathedral, Camera Obscura and Edinburgh Castle (and that really is just to name a few of the sites you...
Everyone in our group loved walking the Royal Mile, you have history, shopping, taverns, eating, sights, people watching, special events, music, whisky tasting... a place there is something for everyone!
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Edinburgh Castle
#5 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Excellent historical tour - the special events are fantastic and guides well versed One can spend hours going into the detail of the castle and it’s History Greta views over this magnificent city
Outstanding views, very well designed visit flow, 10+ worthwhile sites, from the successive ramparts to the OUTSTANDING Scotland War Museum and the Scottish Crown Honors (jewels and the recovered Stone of Destiny...
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The Real Mary King's Close
#6 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Booked on the tour the same day, all staff were fantastically knowledgeable, entertaining and friendly, the tour guide was hilarious without loosing the focus of the topic, intresting sites and content would highl...
mary Kings Close is aplace i wood say to any one to vist with going around it with atour Guide from there giving you the history of it ghosts any all it site on the old Edinburgh Royal Mile just down from the love...
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Holyrood Abbey
#18 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
This wonderful historic Palace is best seen with a guide....the guide always has great background knowledge and quirky stories to tell, as you view the awesome fixtures and fittings as well as the grounds.
A wonderful, well-maintained site of great importance in Scottish history, especially relating to Mary Queen of Scots and James VI/I.
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St Giles' Cathedral
#20 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Great place to view some real history from John Knox pulpit to the thistle chapel amazing vaulted ceilings and memorials photographer friendly ... just make a donation of 2 quid and buy a camera licence great staf...
Do explore the fascinating windows, memorials, carved ornaments, glorious architecture, chapel, and admire the craftsmanship and the valor of those memorialized at this site.
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Gladstone's Land
#32 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
... favourite room was the 'Painted Chamber' Bedroom which has a gorgeous painted ceiling, the tour also covers the foyer, Kitchen and Drawing Room and gives cool views of the Mile and the Square behind the building.
During our trip to Scotland we went to - Gladstone’s Land (Edinburgh) Georgian House (Edinburgh) Tenement House (Glasgow) Among other sites Gladstone’s Land is on the Royal Mile in the Old Town, while the Georgian...
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Canongate Kirk
#35 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
The minister is clearly fascinated with the history of this building and explained the siting of an abbey then church initially on this site way back in the days of King David the First of Scotland.
This place has some interesting people buried in the old graveyard, it is a lovely peaceful place with some good views of Carlton Hill.
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Princes Street
#36 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
The heart of Edinburgh, beautiful gardens, Scott Monument, beautiful view of the castle, museum and art gallery, restaurants, tea shops, hotels and shopping, and so much history, what more could you ask for.
Having visited Edinburgh throughout my life it still gives me great pleasure to walk along savouring the sites from the west end to the Balmoral Hotel ,the view of the castle ,the statues ,the art galleries ,Scott...
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St Cuthbert's Parish Church
#40 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
As we walked the pathway through the trees and the Kirkyard the wonderful aspect and facade of the church came into view.
Castlehill
#59 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Coffee shops, souvenirs and landmarks make this such a pleasant walk not to be rushed.
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Waterloo Place
#96 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
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Lady Stairs House
#103 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Whitehorse Close
#108 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
The Netherbow
#174 of 230 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
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