Tourist Attractions in Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is located in a hilly area and boasts of a medieval Old Town and a Georgian New Town complete with gardens and neoclassical buildings. The city has long been the cultural centre of the country for more than 500 years now and has even been nicknamed the ‘Athens of the North’. Visiting Edinburgh will take you around museums, art galleries and other historical places that will leave you in awe.

Among the top places to visit in the area include Arthur’s Seat in 640-acre Holyrood Park, the Royal Mile (or the road which links Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse), Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Holyrood Abbey, St. Giles Cathedral, The Royal Botanical Garden, National Museum of Scotland, Princes Street, the National Galleries of Scotland, the Royal Yacht Britannia, Calton Hill and the Scottish National Monument, National Library of Scotland and the Greyfriars Church and the Greyfriars Bobby, among many others.

There are 26 tourist attractions found in Edinburgh. This is 1% of all tourist attractions listed in United Kingdom. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and campgrounds. Then there is also landmarks listed in Edinburgh. You may find a list of all categories of Edinburgh attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Edinburgh of that type.

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