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Capital of Scotland and seat of the Scottish Parliament, the beautiful and verdant city of Edinburgh rises on a cluster of volcanic hills. It has two contrasting parts: the medieval Old Town is perched up on a rocky outcrop; the 19C New Town is laid out below. A huge variety of attractions, a host of festivals, most notably the BEdinburgh International Festival, and some excellent museums lure countless visitors from near and far.

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Tourist attractions Edinburgh : Things to see and do

  • Two adjoining buildings make up the National Museum of Scotland. The Royal Museum, housed in a masterpiece of Victorian architecture, exhibits disparate collections: fossils, furniture, decorative arts, stuffed animals etc. The Museum of Scotland, me..

  • Charlotte Square Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    sq. Charlotte

    Designed by Robert Adam in 1791, this square is delightful for the harmony and elegance of the its façades, especially on the north side. You will be impressed by the detail of the lattices enrich this square. If you would like to immerse yourself in..

  • Royal Botanic Garden Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    20A Inverleith Row

    The origins of this garden, a veritable haven but also a research tool, dates back to the late 17C. The rhododendrons are one of the estate's main attractions. You can wander around the winding paths inside the futuristic greenhouses (1967) between t..

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Hotels Edinburgh

  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    The Royal Mile GB - Edinburgh EH1 1TH

    Prix Prices from : 89 £

    On the historic Royal Mile, Radisson Blu Hotel Edinburgh features a modern fitness centre, stylish bar and luxury bedrooms with free Wi-Fi. Waverley Station is just a 5-minute walk away. Each sleek, modern room has a luxurious private bathroom with ..

  • Jurys Inn Edinburgh

    43 Jeffrey Street GB - Edinburgh EH1 1DH

    In the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, right beside the Royal Mile and less than a 5-minute walk from Waverly Train Station, Jurys Inn Edinburgh has a 24-hour reception. Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, Holyrood Palace, the International Conference ..

  • The Inn on the Mile Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    82 High Street, Royal Mile GB - Edinburgh EH1 1LL

    Prix Prices from : 84 £

    Situated on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh city centre, The Inn on the Mile offers an alternative luxury hotel experience of staying in one of Edinburgh's most prestigious historic landmarks. Princes Street and Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station are 400 me..

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Leisure activities Edinburgh

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Restaurants Edinburgh

  • Galvin Brasserie De Luxe Comfortable restaurant 

    Princes St GB - EH1 2AB Edinburgh

    Accurately described by its name: a simply styled restaurant which looks like a brasserie of old but with the addition of a smart shellfish counter and formal service. There's an appealing daily menu of French classics and a concise, good value set s..

  • North Bridge Brasserie Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    20 North Bridge GB - EH1 1TR Edinburgh

  • Dogs Quite comfortable restaurant 

    110 Hanover St. (1st Floor) GB - EH2 1DR Edinburgh

    Cosy, slightly bohemian-style eatery on the first floor of a classic Georgian mid-terrace, with two high-ceilinged, shabby chic dining rooms and an appealing bar. Robust, good value comfort food is crafted from local, seasonal produce; dishes such as..

  • Number One Top class comfort restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    1 Princes St GB - EH2 2EQ Edinburgh

    A stylish, long-standing restaurant with a chic cocktail bar, set in the basement of a grand hotel. Richly upholstered banquettes and red lacquered walls give it a plush, luxurious feel. Cooking is modern and intricate and prime Scottish ingredients ..

  • Kitchin Comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    78 Commercial Quay GB - EH6 6LX Leith

    Set in a smart, converted whisky warehouse. 'From nature to plate' is the eponymous chef-owner's motto and the use of natural features like bark wall coverings, alongside the more traditional Harris tweed, reflect his passion for using the freshest a..

  • Blackfriars Quite comfortable restaurant 

    57-61 Blackfriars St GB - EH1 1NB Edinburgh

    Hidden behind the castle is this intimate, nature-themed, neighbourhood restaurant, which is well run by its experienced owners. Produce is seasonal and dishes take their influences from around the world; the local game is a must-try.

  • Martin Wishart Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    54 The Shore GB - EH6 6RA Leith

    Elegant modern restaurant with immaculately set tables and attentive, professional service. Three 6 course menus - Tasting, Seafood and Vegetarian - and a concise à la carte. Fine ingredients are used in well-judged, flavourful combinations. Dishes d..

  • Passorn Quite comfortable restaurant 

    23-23A Brougham Pl GB - EH3 9JU Edinburgh

    The staff are super-friendly at this extremely popular neighbourhood restaurant, whose name means 'Angel'. Authentic menus feature Thai classics and old family recipes; the seafood dishes are a highlight and presentation is first class. Spices and ot..

  • 21212 Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    3 Royal Terrace GB - EH7 5AB Edinburgh

    Stunningly refurbished Georgian townhouse designed by William Playfair. The glass-fronted kitchen is the focal point of the stylish, high-ceilinged dining room. Cooking is skilful, innovative and features quirky combinations; '21212' reflects the num..

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