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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 Three stars Three stars Three stars

    20-30 Cockburn Street GB - Edinburgh EH1 1NY

    Prix Prices from : 63 £

  • Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

    The Royal Mile GB - Edinburgh EH1 1TH

    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 ..

  • Carlton Hotel - The Hotel Collection

    19 North Bridge GB - Edinburgh EH1 1SD

    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..

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Leisure activities Edinburgh

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Restaurants Edinburgh

  • Castle Terrace Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    33-35 Castle Terr GB - Edinburgh EH1 2EL

    In the shadow of the castle, an understatedly stylish restaurant with a gilded ceiling and an attractive bar-lounge. Refined cooking showcases seasonal local produce in an assured, unfussy manner, following a 'nature to plate' philosophy.

  • Passorn Quite comfortable restaurant 

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

    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 - Edinburgh EH3 1TR

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

    54 The Shore GB - Leith EH6 6RA

    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..

  • Galvin Brasserie De Luxe Comfortable restaurant 

    Princes St GB - Edinburgh EH1 2AB

    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 fairly formal service. Appealing daily menu of French classics and a concise, good value set selec..

  • Dogs Quite comfortable restaurant 

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

    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; sharing dishes..

  • Kitchin Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    78 Commercial Quay GB - Leith EH6 6LX

    'From nature to plate' is the motto of this passionate and focused chef, so expect refreshingly honest, seasonal cooking which shows great skill and clarity of flavours. The converted dockside warehouse has been given a plush, sumptuous feel - withou..

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

    3 Royal Terr GB - Edinburgh EH7 5AB

    Stunningly refurbished Georgian townhouse designed by Thomas Playfair. The glass-fronted kitchen is the focal point of the stylish, high-ceilinged dining room. '21212' reflects the number of dishes per course at lunch (dinner is '31313'); Cooking is ..

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

    1 Princes St GB - Edinburgh EH2 2EQ

    A stylish, long-standing restaurant in the basement of a grand Edwardian hotel. Richly upholstered banquettes and red lacquered walls give it a plush, luxurious feel. Cooking is modern, intricate and very visually impressive, and prime Scottish ingre..

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