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33+ Things to Do in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is an absolutely beautiful city and one of my favourites. It’s steeped in history and has amazing architecture, history, and culture. There are lots of things to do in Scotland’s capital, and here is a list of 33+ of them.

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  1. Calton Hill
  2. Palace of Holyroodhouse
  3. St. Giles’ Cathedral
  4. Princes Street Gardens
  5. Greyfriars Kirkyard
  6. Greyfriars Bobby’s
  7. Scott Monument
  8. Balmoral Hotel
  9. Charlotte Square
  10. Dean’s Village
  11. John Knox House
  12. Edinburgh Castle
  13. National Museum of Scotland
  14. Camera Obscura
  15. Real Mary King’s Close
  16. Scottish National Gallery
  17. Scottish National Portrait Gallery
  18. Museum of Edinburgh
  19. People’s Story Museum
  20. Museum of Childhood
  21. Writers’ Museum
  22. Scotch
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Posted on Thursday, October 3, 2019 in Destinations
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Harry Potter’s Edinburgh: 6 Sites to Visit

Edinburgh is a great city, and I’ve written about it a few times. But if it’s not a great enough city as it is, it’s also a great place for Harry Potter fans to visit as it’s steeped in Harry Potter history. J.K. Rowling moved to Edinburgh to be near her sister, and the welfare-dependent single mother wrote her first Harry Potter novels in this magical city. It’s easy to see where her inspiration came from.

There are a lot of walking tours to take but everything can easily be seen on your own, so I suggest saving some money … Continue reading

Posted on Monday, August 12, 2019 in Destinations
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Exploring the Breathtaking City of Edinburgh – Things to Do & Travel Guide

Of all the places I’ve been, Edinburgh, Scotland is one of those cities that makes me relapse into love every time I hear of it. Filled with history, architecture, and never-ending activities, Edinburgh is an absolutely wonderful city that I feel is underrated in that relatively not many people visit it.

View of Edinburgh

Some of Edinburgh’s History

The history of modern Edinburgh goes back over 1,000 years, and you may have heard that the castle itself is perched atop volcanic rock. It’s easy to see how this position would’ve been advantageous for safety and warfare. The castle was built around 1100 AD … Continue reading

Posted on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Destinations
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