Tourist Attractions Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the most beautiful cities of the world. It is the capital of the Scotland for last 500 years and famous as a culture hub in the country. Edinburgh is also famous as Athens of the North, as it has a wide range of museums, art galleries to drop by.

It also hosts many historical games. Edinburgh is a combination of two places - one is Castle which is situated on high basalt rock and consists of a compactly colonized old city and another is a network of fine pathway and it consist rows of homes and garden.

Edinburgh is now famous for so many flourishing service trade centers and the region located near by George Street are world famous for business activities.

If you are scheduling to go somewhere there are wide range of tourist attraction in Edinburgh. Just take a look before you come to a decision relating to your trip in Edinburgh. 

Edinburgh - National Gallery of Scotland
The National Gallery is a very good place to see. This gallery houses the largest gathering of European paintings and sculptures. The collection starts with the Renaissance and still consists of some Post-Impressionists. The foundation stone of this gallery has put down by Prince Albert in 1850 and from 1859 it was open for the viewer 

Edinburgh - Royal Botanic Garden
The second oldest botanical garden in the British atoll is royal botanical garden. It is situated to the north of the city heart. It includes biggest palm house of Great Britain, tropical houses with alien orchids and a herbal garden. There are many other beautiful things in the royal botanic garden such as colorful azaleas in wood land garden, various tropical water plate like pink water lily from India and water lily from South America.

Edinburgh - Royal Mile
Royal Mile is known as a connecting link between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holy Roodhouse. This historic road is lined with well-designed city residential places and existing accommodation, but it is also famous for shops that can magnetize the crowd. In this place one can get famous woolen outlets exclusive boutiques, pubs, museums and wide range of bistro.

Edinburgh - Thistle Chapel
The Thistle chapel was designed in 1917 by Sir Robert lorimer and it is an ultimate example of Gothic style of building. In 1470 James III came to know that thistle chapel is the oldest order of knights in the Scotlandís. Only 16 members were allowed in it apart from the monarch.

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