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Edinburgh Attractions

Edinburgh, Scotland, has a large variety of cultural attractions to offer, and is therefore very popular among tourists. Things to do in Edinburgh are plentiful. tripwolf helps you find the best things to see in Edinburgh. Below we listed the best sights and museums in Edinburgh according to tripwolf's travel community. tripwolves KaH, philipp and rivaldo369 have favorite sights in Edinburgh.

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  • Edinburgh Castle

    105 votes

    Sight

    Edinburgh Castle is a magnificently situated royal fortress located on one of the highest points ...

  • Royal Mile

    81 votes

    Sight

    This mile-long cobblestone street leads up to the castle. The Royal Mile has always been the cente...

  • Arthur's Seat

    35 votes

    Mountain/Hill

    The majestic hill overlooking the city - great for a hike. Arthur's Seat is an extinct volcano loc...

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse

    29 votes

    Sight

    The Palace is a royal residence, and hosts the Queen's Gallery containing a collection of art fro...

  • National Museum of Scotland

    21 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The museum mixes innovative modern architecture with the best of Scotland's heritage. The Royal M...

  • Calton Hill

    17 votes

    Sight

    Calton Hill () is a hill in central Edinburgh, Scotland, situated beyond the east end of Princes...

  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

    10 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Dean Gallery, located opposite the National Gallery of Modern Art, has an excellent collectio...

  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

    10 votes

    Park / Zoo

    Very impressive gardens with a collection of interesting plants. Great place to wander around on ...

  • Scottish Parliament Building

    8 votes

    Sight

    The Scottish Parliament (Scottish Gaelic: Pàrlamaid na h-Alba; Scots: The Scots Pairlament) is th...

  • Edinburgh Zoo

    8 votes

    Park / Zoo

    Edinburgh's star attraction for kids. Opened in 1913, Edinburgh Zoo is famous for being the first ...

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