Said to be built on seven hills, the majestic Scottish capital of Edinburgh combines stunning natural landscapes with a thriving cosmopolitan city that has its roots firmly in its colourful and rich past. With its prehistoric origins and its links to ancient mythology and legends in the form of Arthur’s Seat, a peak supposedly named after the King Arthur himself, Edinburgh is a city which embraces its fascinating heritage. With a host of iconic landmarks and sights recognisable the world over Edinburgh truly has something to offer everyone, making it the second most popular tourist destination in the UK after London. For an unforgettable city break to this stunning Scottish city make sure to book your accommodation with Secret Hotels, guaranteeing the finest accommodation in the city at unbelievable prices.
For a true taste of Edinburgh’s vibrant history, make sure to take a wander through the city’s charming Old Town. Dominating one end of the Royal Mile is the imposing Edinburgh Castle set upon the volcanic Castle Rock, the most popular tourist attraction in the city. Visitors will also be awed by the maze of underground vaults and passageways that run underneath Old Town and that can be accessed by walking tours suitable for all ages. At the opposite end of the Royal Mile lies Holyrood Palace, the official Scottish residence of the Queen which is open to tourists throughout the year.
Edinburgh’s New Town boasts Princes Street, a paradise for shopaholics and George Street, a popular area for night owls and host to an abundance of trendy bars and stylish clubs. Art lovers will be sure to love the National Gallery of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Academy Building.
The city is also host to an array of internationally renowned festivals and cultural events every year, the most famous of which include; the Edinburgh Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Military Tattoo and the dazzling Hogmanay New Year’s Eve celebrations which attract thousands of visitors from across the world. Whatever time of year you choose to visit Edinburgh there is sure to be something thrilling to see or experience.
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