Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Scotland Castles - Edinburgh Castle

Scotland is part of United Kingdom. It is bounded by North Sea, Atlantic Ocean and England. It consist of about 750 and more islands. Apart from other tourist attractions Scotland is well known for castles. The most important castle to visit during the trip is the Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle

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Edinburgh Castle is one of the castles that must be visited. It is "Castle of Castles". It is situated in the city of Edinburgh. The amazing views of Edinburgh and its skyline are an important part of any Edinburgh Castle tour. The castles middle and upper ward gives best views of places around the castle(Waverley train station, the National Galleries of Scotland and the Mound, the Balmoral Hotel and many more).
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Things To Do in Edinburb
  • Edinburgh ghost tour:
The old town can be scary when the sun goes down. The buildings were tightly packed and the streets were narrow and in the dark mysterious things were happening for years and years.
  • Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh
There are seven hills in Edinburb. One of the most important is the Arthur's Seat. The Arthur's seat gives a splendid view of the old town, new town and the Edinburg castle. There are different paths which you can take to reach the top. It make take upto 1hour. The easiest and most direct route is to park at Dunsapie Loch. Then start towards the summit from the east (map) along either of the two obvious paths starting at the car park.

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  • Royal Museum, Edinburgh

View Larger MapIt has rare collections of Decorative Arts, Science and Industry, Archaeology and the Natural World. It has also extraordinary range of material. There are about 36 galleries of varying sizes each of which present artefacts from around the globe and natural history specimens. The entry to the museum is free but when exibitions are hosted there may be fee. The timings are
Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 8pm
Sunday 12noon - 5pm. If you become a member you may enjoy some benefits.
  • Princes Street, Edinburgh
It is the strret for shopping and you can enjoy the nature while walking through the street. It is the busiest and most popular street. Shops run along the north side and the gardens, castles and old town on the left side. Don't suck into shopping or you will miss the beautiful sight seeing. For more information visit Princes Street Edinburgh

Do you want to know about shopping in Edinburgh Visit here Shopping in Edinburgh

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1 comment:

  1. I've always wanted to visit Edinburgh. So much to see and do. Good information here and useful sites. Thanks for sharing.