Edinburgh Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia


The Scottish capital of Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Its Old Town and Royal Mile are filled with ghosts of medieval merchants, body robbers and poets, while its Georgian New Town shines with the glories of the Scottish Enlightenment.

To see Edinburgh in all its glory, climb the seat of Arthur, the highest of the seven peaks of the city. Some historians believe that this was the site of King Arthur's legendary Camelot castle.

Nearby, on another volcanic cliff, stands Edinburgh Castle, the symbol of Scotland itself. During the last eleven centuries, this castle has been besieged 26 times, but still remains, a testimony of the indomitable spirit of the Scots.

Edinburgh has long had a special place in the hearts of the monarchy. His Majesty's yacht Britannia sailed more than a million miles before being permanently moored at the Ocean Terminal as a symbol of the Royal Family's affection for the people of Edinburgh.

Edinburgh has been the crown jewel of royalty for centuries and its old world cavalry continues today. Thistle Chapel, in the St Giles Cathedral, honors the knights and ladies of Scotland's oldest order.

In Princes Street Gardens, the largest monument in the world is raised to a writer, dedicated to Sir Walter Scott. At the Museum of Writers, learn more about the literary adventurers of Scotland. Edinburgh launches its spell on contemporary writers as well, JK Rowling wrote two of his Harry Potter series in Old Cozy City Brenches, such as the Elephant House Cafe.

For centuries, the University of Edinburgh has given us intellectual giants like Charles Darwin, David Hume and Alexander Bell. Explore centuries of innovation at the Scottish Museum, or head to South Queensferry to see the Forth Bridge, a marvel of engineering when it opened in 1890.

The Royal Botanic Gardens is one of the oldest and most important centers of botanical science, but it is still a place that invites you to stop.

Edinburgh is a city that has given the world countless gifts, but perhaps its greatest shows that all parts of the human experience – the sciences and the arts, the past and the present, the sacred and the light – have equal value.

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  1. I rarely write comments under youtube videos. But this was like the best review ever. I do not have anything to do with edinburgh, but now I really would like to see the city!!

  2. GENTE A CIDADE E LINDA ,MAS FIQUEI MAIS IMPRESSIONADO COM AS CORES DAS PAISAGENS, REALMENTE DIFERENTES DAS BRASILEIRAS

  3. I like the video
    IT'S a little hard to hear the
    Narration the background
    Music is too loud,
    Apart from that
    Very well done
    Thank you.

  4. i have been there at the top of Arthur seat last year, it was really an awesome experience i wont forget.

  5. Hey what's the music please ? It's so cool I would like to hear it walking down my street ^^

  6. don't go I almost got stabbed and police hide it to make the city sound safe and friendly it isn't this is propaganda to lure your cash into a debt ridden city.

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