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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

  • National Museum of Scotland Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    st. Chambers GB - Edinburgh EH1 1JF

    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 GB - Edinburgh

    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 GB - Edinburgh EH3 5LR

    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

  • The Inn Place

    20-30 Cockburn Street GB - Edinburgh EH1 1NY

    The Inn Place is located in the heart of Edinburgh’s old town and within 10 minutes’ walk of the castle, Princes Street and Waverley Station. It offers modern rooms and a 24-hour front desk. Each room at The Inn Place has smart design and comes with..

  • Carlton Hotel - The Hotel Collection Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    19 North Bridge GB - Edinburgh EH1 1SD

    Prix Prices from : 77 £

    Overlooking The Royal Mile, the grand Carlton Hotel Edinburgh has a luxury spa, stylish cocktail bar and modern brasserie. Lively Princes Street is just 300 metres away and Waverly Rail Station is directly adjacent to the hotel. Free Wi-Fi is availab..

  • The Scotsman Hotel Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    20 North Bridge GB - Edinburgh EH1 1TR

    Prix Prices from : 120 £

    Overlooking Edinburgh Castle and Waverley Station, the 5-star Scotsman Hotel has a renowned restaurant, a spa, a pool, gym and Thalgo treatments. Originally built in 1905, this majestic, listed building was once The Scotsman newspaper. Each unique r..

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Leisure activities Edinburgh

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Restaurants Edinburgh

  • 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..

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

    20 North Bridge GB - EH1 1TR 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..

  • 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..

  • 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.

  • 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 ..

  • 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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