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Scotland's enchanting capital of Edinburgh is a city of striking contrasts. Perched dramatically on an extinct volcano, the world-famous Edinburgh Castle is visible from almost any point in the city, a constant reminder of Edinburgh's long and fascinating history. As you explore the city's striking architecture, tranquil green spaces and exciting attractions, you will soon understand why it has served as inspiration for so many authors and poets.

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Old Town

The Old Town is Edinburgh's oldest neighbourhood and is filled with historic monuments, narrow streets, and lovely shops and pubs with tons of personality. Its charming architecture and its rich history will leave you in awe.

Scottish Seabird Centre

Walk through the Scottish Seabird Centre and have a real wildlife experience. The knowledgeable staff will guide you and offer presentations while you admire the sea birds and mammals around you. Featuring plenty of kids attractions as well, no one will feel left behind.

Royal Botanic Garden

There are many beautiful parks and gardens in Edinburgh, but the Royal Botanic Garden stands out among all of them. With 70 acres of beautiful gardens, it is one of the world’s largest living collections of plants. Founded in 1670, it is truly an Edinburgh's landmark.

Palace of Holyroodhouse

With some parts built on the 16th century, this is truly a magnificent royal building. The official residence of the British monarch Queen Elizabeth II in Scotland, this is definitely a must-visit for any history enthusiast.

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