We might be going to Edinburgh (Scotland) for a few days.
Which places should we not miss out on?

5 Responses to “Which places are a must see in edinburgh?”

  • I_luv_cookies!:

    To be honest I’m not a big fan of Edinburgh however it is home to my favourite bar which personally I think is a must! It’s called ‘The Jekyll and Hyde’ and I think it’s on Hanover Street am sure it’s easy enough to google tho for confirmation.

  • Bob:

    Get a day ticket for £3 from the first Lothian Buses bus you board or from one of the on street ticket machines & get unlimited travel all day on any of their maroon buses.

    Edinburgh Castle
    A must see. Queues get very busy in summer so you’ll save a lot of time by booking tickets in advance through the official Edinburgh Castle website http://www.edinbu

    Royal Botanic Garden
    70 acres of beautifully manicured lawns and flowers: a perfect outing for a sunny afternoon.

    Guildford Arms Good Pub

    Museum of Scotland
    Museum delineating the history and culture of Scotland from the Stone Age to the present.

    Camera Obscura and World of Illusions A unique image of Edinburgh is displayed on the fascinating Camera Obscura. On the way to the main attraction you will experience a number of visual treats, including stunning views of the

    Royal Yacht Britannia
    One of the world’s most famous ships in British maritime history can now be boarded for tours.

    Scott Monument
    A 200-foot spire dedicated to Sir Walter Scott, the famous Scottish poet.

    Royal Mile
    Stretch of road connecting Edinburgh Castle with Holyrood Palace, the Queen’s residence in Scotland.

    Edinburgh Playhouse A traditionally styled 3 tier theatre with over 3000 seats, offering a broad range of shows ranging from visiting West End performances, dance, musicals, comedians to events staged by local theatre groups..

    New Town Bar Gay bar

    The Cabaret Voltaire Good Club

    Pear Tree House Good Student Pub

    Cafe Royal Circle Bar Tourist bar

    Greyfriars Church
    Historical church famous for its cemetery where Bobby, a loyal terrier, kept watch over his master’s grave for 14 years.

    Holyrood Park
    also known as the Queen’s Park since it is still owned by the monarchy, contains some interesting attractions such as the remains of an ancient volcano, a bird sanctuary, the dramatic Salisbury Crags and three lochs or lakes.

    Arthur’s Seat
    Located within the center of Edinburgh at Holyrood Park, the remains of this extinct volcano rise 823 feet making it a notable landmark of the city.

    St. Giles Cathedral
    This is the main church of The Church of Scotland.

    Dean Gallery
    Art gallery with an impressive collection of Dada and Surrealist art.

    Castle Rock This massive rock towering over Edinburgh is the setting for Edinburgh Castle and serves as one of the most defining symbols of Scottish history.

    Portobello Beach My local beach

    Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
    Learn about the history of Scotland’s national drink on a tour of this museum.

    Edinburgh Hop on Hop Off Bus tour

    Real Mary King’s Close
    A guided tour through a warren of hidden streets beneath the Royal Mile dating back to the 16th century: dramatic episodes from the past are recreated, including life in plague-ridden Edinburgh during the 17th century.

    Our Dynamic Earth
    Scotland’s millennium dome and science museum, featuring several interactive exhibits for the whole family.

    Leith My home area

    Bow Bar
    Small quiet bar with a large selection of whisky.

    Museum of Childhood

    The Filmhouse
    A small, three-screened theater playing Scotland’s most innovative independent films.

    Butterfly and Insect World

    Maggie Dickson’s
    This pub is named after a woman who survived the gallows, a punishment she received for allegedly murdering her newborn baby.

    Old Town
    Edinburgh’s oldest neighborhood, dating back to medieval times: these small streets are lined with wool shops, pubs and historical monuments.

    Craigmillar Castle Another castle in Edinburgh

    Princes Street Gardens
    Impeccably landscaped park and woodland surrounding Edinburgh Castle.

    Jekyll & Hyde Pub
    Fun, friendly pub named after Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous story.

    Princes Street
    A busy street lined with shops, historic monuments and restaurants.

    St. Margaret’s Chapel
    This stately chapel is the only original building left in the Edinburgh Castle complex.

    Murrayfield Ice Rink
    Want family-friendly entertainment that won’t break your budget? Try ice skating at this rink.

    Holyroodhouse Palace
    This is an official residence of the Queen and the Royal Family.

    Greyfriars Bobby Memorial
    This memorial commemorates the loyal pooch that spent 14 years by his master’s grave.

    New Town
    The modern face of Edinburgh, with lots of restaurants, pubs, museums and galleries.

    Calton Hill
    Historic neighborhood lined with monuments dating back to the Enlightenment.

    Three Sisters
    Large pub located in the Cowgate with an outdoor courtyard and a number of themed bar areas inside.

    Hopetoun House
    This historic building is known as “Scotland’s finest stately home.”

    Jenner’s
    Ritzy department store selling everything from bedding to Edinburgh Crystal.

    Charlotte Square
    Considered to be one of the finest Georgian squares in Britain, this plaza has maintained many of its elegant, old buildings on all four sides. ♣

  • Girzie:

    The Castle, Calton Hill, Botanic Gardens, Arthurs Seat, Princes Street Gardens.

    Have a great time!

  • girl:

    Few things guide books might not have,
    Duddingston village- sheeps heid inn (oldest public bar in scotland)
    st antony’s chapel in holyrood park
    marys close or the dungeons
    princes street
    royal mile
    carlton hill

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