There is got to be something special about a city that has grabbed more than 12 “best city in the UK” awards in 8 years. The historical city of Edinburgh hosts one of the world’s best universities, has more than 100 parks and was the inspiration behind the Harry Potter fantasy world. The entire city… Read the full article
Edinburgh Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
The train station, port, city attractions and streets of Edinburgh have all inspired different novels. The city that’s steeped in literature (UNESCO world’s only city of literature), culture (more than 12 major festivals take place here) and architectural brilliance (most streets are filled with landmarks) ….Edinburgh is one of the most visited cities in the world. Edinburgh also allows access to almost all the beautiful scenic vistas of Scotland via its scenic train journey routes.
Enjoy the atmospheric old town with its quaint bars, antique bookshops and Scotch treasure houses or inhale the sophisticated flavours of Princes Street in New town. Allow the Edinburgh castle and the Royal Mile and Holyroodhouse to envelope you in their regal air. Relax in any one of its gorgeous parks.
There is something magical about Edinburgh and even if it hadn’t inspired the harry potters set you would have immediately felt its conjuring abilities the minute you lay your eyes on the Grey Fairs Church on Candlemakers row, or looked at the sprawling wondrous city from the Calston Hill, or for that matter in any of its umpteen bookshops or bars with Goth- fairy-tale themes.
From shopping for Scottish check fabrics to haute couture, Edinburgh offers the perfect excuse to loosen the purse strings. Bring home a vintage scotch bottle or a rare book or a piece of luxury jewellery inspired by the Scottish country side. There is so much more here than Michelin starred restaurants and Louis Vuitton-Stella Mc Kartney stores…there is an aura that cannot be defined.
To know Edinburgh you must visit it and when you do, our exhaustive guide will be a useful companion. Here is a great article to start exploring Edinburgh: The secrets of tourism in Edinburgh.
Also go through the articles below to know each aspect of Edinburgh including its top attractions & tours, great hotels and restaurants, nightlife, shopping, transports and lot more.
Getting to the City Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is located west of Edinburgh city centre at a distance of 9 kilometres. Getting to the city centre from airport is quite easy with its superb transportation system. Edinburgh airport offers loads of facilities that include long time parking to shopping and dining. Note- Since the currency accepted in… Read the full article