Edinburgh is Scotlands capital city. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament. It is the United Kingdoms second most popular city after London. Edinburgh has also got a rich culture and history.
Festivals, Music, Theatre, Museums, Galleries, shopping etc… Edinburgh is short of none. You’ll find there are loads going on. Edinburgh holds four massive festivals each year. These are the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
If you’re looking to go shopping look, the main shopping area is Princes Street in the city center where you can find all the upmarket shops and independent stores. The St. James Centre is being redeveloped.
Theres also a few retail parks just outside the city center. You’ve got The Gyle Shopping Center, Cameron Toll Shopping Center and the Ocean Terminal.
Edinburgh has such a rich history and has some of the spookiest most haunted places in the world too. There are lots of tours that you can do to hear more about the history.
Edinburgh has loads of haunted streets and spooky landmarks. The walking tours take you through the spookiest places Edinburgh has to offer. As the darkness descends onto Edinburgh the tours start and they will take you into Edinburgh’s Medieval Old Town and let you visit historic landmarks like Grassmarket and the Old Calton Buria. You’ll get to hear about Edinburgh’s haunted history and hear about stories of murder, monsters, cannibals and other local oddities!
Heres some tips
- Take the stairs! – there are loads of stairs around the city and I guarantee you will see more things. You’ll find Secret courtyards, 18th-century cul-de-sac’s, astronomy towers and winding streets.
- Don’t rub the dog’s nose! Greyfriar’s Bobby’s nose is bad! the locals plead you don’t do it.
- Ignore tourist bars – patch them! you can find better.
Visit the Cameo Picturehouse – Originally the king’s cinema
- Take a tram
- ARTHUR’S SEAT – Go and see the amazing views at Arthurs Seat! At 251m high, you get some view! well worth the 30-minute walk. Brilliant place to see the sunrise.
- Embrace the weird –
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