Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, situated in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. It is the second most popular city in Scotland and the seventh most popular in the UK.
Edinburgh has proved to be rich in associations with the past and has many historic buildings, including Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, the churches of St. Giles, Greyfriars and the Canongate, and an extensive Georgian New Town built in the 18th century. Edinburgh’s Old Town and New Town are jointly listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
As an inspiring capital of Scotland, where centuries of history meet a vibrant, cosmopolitan city in an unforgettable setting, you can discover stunning scenery, striking architecture and fine food, as well as a beautiful coast and countryside in the nearby Lothians. From the world’s festival capital and a UNESCO World Heritage Site to world-class visitor attractions and exhilarating outdoor pursuits, Edinburgh & The Lothians is a must-visit on anyone’s list.
Arguably it is one of the most visually impressive and atmospheric cities in the UK, Edinburgh erupts with holiday cheer over the festive season. The city is over taken with ferry lights, which bounce off crowded streets and illuminate the city markets like your own personal light show in Scotland’s capital. From the Edinburgh Eye you can get a clear picture of the city’s haunting architecture contrasting with the joyful outdoor ice rink. Unmissable… for more information about what is happening in Edinburgh this festive season, take a look at Edinburgh’s Christmas website.
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