Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact, hilly capital. It has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Looming over the city is Edinburgh Castle, home to Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny, used in the coronation of Scottish rulers. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials.
On the begging i will gave you few tips about what you can do for free in Edinburgh , there is a plenty of things that people can do in this wonderful city and many of them are free of charge.Don’t just take our word for it – each of these free attractions in Edinburgh welcomes thousands of visitors a year. So there is guaranteed to be something worth stopping by for. Look out for more freebies once you get there – many attractions also hold regular guided tours free of charge.
The National Museum of Scotland is one of the Top 10 UK visitor attractions, and in the Top 20 of the most visited museums and galleries in the world.Fresh from a £47 million redevelopment, the museum houses a spectacular array of over 20,000 fascinating artefacts. Our magnificently diverse collections will take you on an inspirational journey through the history of Scotland, the wonders of nature, world cultures and the excitement of science and discovery – all under one roof.
If you looking for peace and place where you can get some inspiration and motivation i would definitely recommend Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is one of the finest botanic gardens in the world. A pleasure for all the family, the Garden offers fantastic views of the capital’s skyline, featuring Edinburgh Castle, and is located just a mile from the city centre. Visitors can discover its fascinating history, which dates back 300 years, learn about its plantings and walk around 70 acres of beautiful landscape.
Another worth to visit structure in Edinburgh is St Giles cathedral. Magnificent building that will fascinate you with the look. Founded in the 1120s, St Giles’ was the church of John Knox during the Reformation and is often referred to as the ‘Cradle of Presbyterianism’. Highlights of a visit include our beautiful stained glass windows. The impressive Rieger organ was installed in 1992 and the famous Thistle Chapel, home of the Knights of the Order of the Thistle, Scotland’s great order of chivalry designed by Robert Lorimer for the Order of the Thistle, was added in 1911.
If you have a time to go on hike and you love hikes and nature as i do than Arthur’s Seats . Arthur’s Seat is the main mountain in Edinburgh, Scotland which form most of Holyrood Park, described by Robert Louis Stevenson as “a hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design. Although the origin of the name is uncertain, some claim that there is a connection between Edinburgh and King Arthur. Arthur’s Seat may have been the location of legendary Camelot.
There are several options for reaching the summit. For an easy walk with views out over the best of Edinburgh, walk the Salisbury Crags. For more dramatic, panoramic views of the city (and a slightly strenuous hike) climb to Arthur’s Seat.
Start near Holyrood Palace. If you have a car, park in the car park next to Queen’s Drive, just next to Holyrood Palace. Or walk or take a taxi to this same spot.Facing the Salisbury Crags, you will see two trailheads. Take the trail to the left (the Green Route) to ascend Arthur’s Peak. After a few minutes of walking, the trail will fork. Take the trail to the left to continue the climb to Arthur’s Seat.
Just even if you walk around the city of Edinburgh you will notice plenty of old structures. Whole city looks amazing. Dominant old look is accompanied by modern look of new Edinburgh. This wonderful city is also home of many royal members and many official members of the UK ruling elite.
But Edinburgh is also a place for modern hipsters that look for great fun and enjoy. Many restaurants with unique look and fantastic food to taste. Lot of clubs that offer great time for all dance lovers. Ancient look of the city is perfect for all those romantic walks , dont wait take your partner and booked your trip to Edinburgh .
City is wonderful and magical in every time of the year. Accommodation depend from the place where you want to stay , but can be found all kind of hotels , hostels , airbnb is also an option to be use there. Make a little research on the internet and you will found place that will fit your budget .