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Think of the happiest things. It's the same as having wings!

Srpread your wings and fly...

Edinburgh

Edinburgh,  the capital of Scotland, is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth's southern shore.

View from the Castle

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The city centre is located southwest of the shoreline of Leith.

The modern city is often said to be built on "seven hills", namely Calton Hill, Corstorphine Hill, Craiglockhart Hill, Braid Hill, Blackford Hill, Arthur's Seat and the Castle Rock, giving rise to allusions to the seven hills of Rome.

Edinburgh's Old and New Towns were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.

Calton Hill

 At the end of Princes Street lies this immense hill, famous for its dramatic placement overlooking the city. 

National Monument of Scotland is a prominent feature of Calton Hill, and can be seen from throughout the city.

Old town

Historic sites in Edinburgh include Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the churches of St. Giles, Greyfriars and the Canongate, and the extensive Georgian New Town

Holyrood Park

Palace of Holyroodhouse

 Her Majesty The Queen's official residence in Scotland.

 Best known as the home of Mary, Queen of Scots, the Palace was the setting for many dramatic episodes in her short reign.

The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Queen's Gallery

The Queen's Gallery is an art gallery, it forms part of the Palace of Holyroodhouse complex.

The Queen's Gallery

Greyfriars Bobby

 Greyfriars Bobby was a Skye Terrier who became known in 19th-century Edinburgh for spending 14 years guarding the grave of his owner until he died.

 Bobby belonged to John Gray, who worked for the Edinburgh City Police as a nightwatchman. When John Gray died, he was buried in Greyfriars Kirkyard. Bobby then became known locally, spending the rest of his life sitting on his master's grave.

 Several books and films have been based on Bobby's life.

Greyfriars Bobby

 In the middle of the 19th century the National Gallery of Scotland and Royal Scottish Academy Building were built on The Mound.

The Writer’s Museum

This free museum is easy to locate just off the Lawnmarket, the top part of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, in Lady Stair’s Close.

Collection Highlights include: books, manuscripts, portraits and personal items of Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

The Writers’ Museum

St Giles

St Giles' on the Royal Mile is the most prominent church. Saint Giles is historically the patron saint of Edinburgh.

St Giles

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth is Edinburgh's best familiy attraction. The museum, which is shaped like a huge white armadillo, tells the story of the planet Earth.

Dynamic Earth

Museum of Childhood

 The collection at the Museum of Childhood explores all aspects of British childhood from the mid 19th century to the present day. The museum also has a photographic archive.

Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood

Museum of Childhood

Deacon Brodies Tavern

 Pub is named after Deacon Brodie – one of the inspirations behind Robert Louis Stevenson’s Jekyll and Hyde. Brodie was a deacon of the Guild of Wrights — a group of skilled carpenters. By day, he was a respectable citizen and member of the town council. But by night, he was caught up in gambling and drinking, and resorted to burglary to pay off his gambling debts.

Deacon Brodie's Tavern

The Scotch Whisky Experience

 The Scotch Whisky Experience is fantastic attraction at the top of Royal Mile.

You can take a tour (whiskey tasting) or visit Whiskey Shop or Restaurant Amber, anyway, it will be awsome experience! For more informations click on: scotchwhiskyexperience  

 

The Scotch Whiskey Experience

Amber Restaurant