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Perched on the Castle Rock site, the castle looks impressive. By turns, fortress, royal residence and military garrison, the castle is an ensemble of buildings built on several levels of a more civil than military appearance and joined by cobbled paths, making it feel like a big village. As well as the esplanade used for the Military Tattoo and the fortifications that afford a superb view of Princes Street, you must see the Scottish crown jewels, housed in the Royal Palace.

Useful Information

  • Address : Castlehill GB - Edinburgh EH1 2NGEH1 2NGEdinburgh
  • Phone : 0131 225 9846
  • E-mail : ec.enquiries@scotland.gsi.gov.uk
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Opening hours :

  • Apr-Oct: 9.30am-6pm; rest of year: 9.30am-5pm (last admission 45min before closing) - opening hours liable to variation during the Military Tattoo and political and military events - closed 25-26 Dec - Oct-May: £14 (children £8.20); Jun-Sep: £15 (children £8.50)

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