24 June 2012

Top 5 tourist attractions in Edinburgh

Edinburgh has a vast array of tourist attraction, venues, festivals and events to satisfy all that visit the city. With an historical backdrop and year round of events from the world famous festival season, to arts and culture it is sure to appeal to everyone.


The Top 5 Attractions 


Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh: 


Discover the story behind Edinburgh Castle, it's secrets and the historical happenings, or visit one the the many events held there throughout the year to leave you with a memorable experience.
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The National Gallery Complex, Edinburgh: 


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The Scottish National Gallery is in the heart of Edinburgh and houses one of the best collections of fine art in the world. See 6 exhibitions, 25 displays, and exceptional must sees. There are also 60 events to attend.

Admission is free. A charge may be made for special exhibitions.

St Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh: 


Copyright: St. Giles Cathedral
Admission to the Cathedral is free. Visitors are invited to make a donation of £3.00 per person.
Volunteer guides are on duty each day to welcome visitors, answer questions and conduct guided tours on request. There are information desks situated at the main West entrance and at the Thistle Chapel.
Permits for photography, including camcorders, for personal use, are available from the Information Desk, at a cost of £2.00.
The Cathedral Shop stocks a variety of attractive souvenirs, gifts, books and CDs, including a specialist range relating to the Cathedral itself.

Edinburgh Zoo:


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Edinburgh Zoo, the largest and most exciting wildlife attraction in Scotland, committed to the highest standards of animal welfare, conservation and environmental education. In just one day, you can meet over 1,000 wonderful animals in our beautiful parkland setting on the outskirts of Edinburgh. We have some wonderful attractions for you to experience, plus you can also enjoy a wide range of visitor facilities and masses of events and daily activities throughout the year.

The National Museum of Scotland:

The national Museum of Scotland is in the middle of Edinburgh historic Old Town, just minutes from the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle, and is open daily from 10:00 to 17:00

So plenty to see and do in Edinburgh.
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