City Information Edinburgh

Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland is considered to be one of the best destinations for the tourists who are planning to spend some time away from their monotonous hectic life.

The weather of this beautiful city is best from May to September but whenever you will reach here, you will find romantic season.

Edinburgh Festival 
The summer festivals of Edinburgh generally represent the largest celebration on its beautiful earth. About two million tickets are sold for more than thirty thousands shows. It is considered as the single largest art festival throughout the world. Some of the best performers of the world who have rocked the world on their tunes are Mike Myers, Pierce Brosnan, Jude Law and Sir Ian McKellen

Libraries and Museums
Edinburgh is also well known for plethora of historical museums and public libraries. The museum of Scotland, National War Museum, Edinburgh, Museum of Childhood, Royal Museum, National Library of Scotland, and the Royal Society of Edinburgh are some of the most sought after destinations in Edinburgh. It is because of this reason that, Edinburgh is considered as the home of museums.

Hotel, Restaurant & Bars
Edinburgh is flooded with numerous hotels, restaurants, nightclubs, pubs and bars. Some of the most happening traditional places out here are Rose Street and the areas surrounding it, Lothian Road, Grassmarket and of course the bridges of Edinburgh. In the recent times, the George Street has become quite popular amongst the people, which can be attributed to the opening of numerous hotels, restaurants, nightclubs and bars over here.

Edinburgh is one of the main transport hubs in east central Scotland, with arterial road and rail routes that connect the city to the rest of Scotland as well as England. It is joined to the north of Scotland by some popular feats of engineering, the Forth Rail Bridge and the Forth Road Bridge.

Literature and philosophy
Edinburg is also famous for its literature and philosophy. Some of the famous writers and philosophers are James Boswell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, J.K. Rowling, and Sir Walter Scott, who all lived and worked in Edinburgh. Recently, Edinburgh hit newspaper headlines with the crime novels written by Ian Rankin.

Edinburgh has the strongest economy in the UK and outside London. The strength of Edinburgh's economy is reflected by its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita, which was measured at £27,600 (€40,700, $55,000) in 2004. Recently, Edinburgh’s economy has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies in Europe.

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