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  • Festival/Tattoo/Hogmanay Etc.
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  • Festival/Tattoo/Hogmanay Etc.
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  • Festival/Tattoo/Hogmanay Etc.
    by EasyMalc

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  • 1. Edinburgh Castle

    I think that edinburgh's castle is just amazing:his position is great and you can have a great view of all the city.You can walk inside it and return back of centuries thinking at the Bravehearth...

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  • 2. Old Town - General

    In the 19th century, Edinburgh university specialized in anatomical research, but obtaining bodies to dissect was difficult. This shortage resulted in "Resurrection men" (body snatchers) raiding...

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  • 3. Royal Mile

    There are numerous small streets that lead away (north and south) from the Royal Mile. Antique maps of the Old Town actually show the city resembling the skeleton of a fish with the castle as the head...

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  • 4. Miscellaneous

    I found an ATM in the Edinburgh airport (look for the Travelex exchange) and was able to use my card at the Royal Bank of Scotland, the Clydesdale Bank machine did not look like it would take my card....

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  • 5. Princes Street

    Princes Street is the major shopping stroll in Edinburgh. I vividly remember wandering around, having lunch at the Burger King, going into Menzies to buy some Smarties in those paper tubes (which we...

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  • 6. Festival/Tattoo/Hogmanay Etc.

    Believe it or not the Edinburgh Military Tattoo is part of the Edinburgh Festival, so it’s another good reason to come here in August. The first Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle took place in 1950 and has...

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  • 7. Tours Etc.

    http://www.grayline.com/index.cfm I am usually dead set against organized tours, but since we only had a limited amount of time in Scotland I wanted to see as much as I possibly could. After sifting...

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  • 8. Shopping

    go shopping on Princes Street. This is the main shopping area in Edinburgh city centre and has every shop you could want! The street itself is a mile long but feels longer. There are a few shopping...

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  • 9. Arthur's Seat

    It is an easy walking and takes around two hours. At the top you will have an excellent view of the town. You can start from the Queen's Drive. It is located at the back of The Palace of...

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  • 10. General Views

    My friends thought I was crazy when I told them that I planned to visit Scotland in spring. They said all I would see would be rain, rain, rain... Well, the next pictures will prove the opposite. I...

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  • 11. Eating / Drinking

    The List is a comprehensive annual guide to eating in Central Scotland. Hardcopies are available in most newsagents and I have always found the reviews to be accurate depictions of the various venues...

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  • 12. Men In Kilts

    We enjoyed the haunted tour of the underground. It was interesting history. I love my cashmere socks, sweater (jumper) and scarf I purchased in Edinburgh. The day spent with David and Shirley are my...

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  • 13. New Town - General

    The decision of the city leaders to invest money to build the new town turned around the fortunes of Edinburgh. The link below explains it in better detail. BBC History - The Rise of Edinburgh

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  • 14. Calton Hill

    The city centre of Edinburgh has two hills which offer scenic views of the city. Castle Hill is located at the western end of the Royal Mile in the Old Town, whereas Calton Hill can be found at the...

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  • 15. Many Miles From Edinburgh...

    Must take the high lands tour and also take a tour of the distilleries The lovely lochness which is in the highlands..Not very fortunate to have see the monster ..nesse.The snow in the place called...

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  • 16. Art & Culture

    I enjoy reading and hjnthoroughly enjoy the Inspector Rebus Mysteries set in south Edinburgh. I believe it is possible to go on Rebus tours though have not investigated them yet. I have however had...

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  • 17. Hollyrood

    In 1544 an invading English army burned down most of the Palace and the Abbey. It was repaired, accidentally burnt down in 1650, rebuilt by Oliver Cromwel, and finally built as it now appears by...

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  • 18. Surroundings

    I can't tell you much about his place (maybe someone will recognize it and let me know) but I absolutely love it. The place I stayed in was located in Bonnyrigg about 12km south of Edinburgh (see...

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  • 19. John Knox House

    The exterior of this house is representative of houses built in the 1600's. John Knox house is now maintained by the Church of Scotland and contains a museum dedicated to John Knox. . 43- 45 High...

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  • 20. Greyfriars

    I love animals (that's why I don't eat or wear them) and the story of Greyfriars Bobby and the grave moves me every time I visit Edinburgh. Greyfriars Kirk, located on Greyfriars Place near...

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  • 21. St Giles' Cathedral

    St Giles' Cathedral A Norman-style cathedral, which I think is the most impressive cathedral in Edinburgh. There's no adminssion fare charge, but one pound donation is required.

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  • 22. Books & Movies

    I'm always overly ambitious when it comes to reading up on a location, in addition to scouring several different guidebooks, I also like to read both fiction...

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  • 23. Explorer Pass

    If you are heading to Scotland and seeing more than just Edinburgh, you might want to look at the Explorer Pass to see if it can save you some money. A 3 day...

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  • 24. My Edinburgh in May of 2004

    When I was choosing a tour to the United Kingdom I thought that I must to see the capital of Scotland Edinburgh for sure besides the capital of the whole...

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  • 25. How to find the objects.

    I have put links to Google Map in my tips to make it easier to find the objects mentioned, when possible to get the right position. The links are marked in...

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