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Edinburgh Travel Guide

Things to do in Edinburgh

Sightseeing in Edinburgh reveals a score of attractions, highlighting this ancient city''s historical, cultural and visual charm. Most Edinburgh attractions are quite centrally located and best enjoyed during the summer, when the days are both longer and warmer. Located on the mound of an extinct volcano, Edinburgh Castle hosts structures from as early as the 12th century, and the National Gallery has displayed fine works of art to the public since 1859. For Scottish opera and ballet performances, visit the Edinburgh Festival Theatre, while the Museum of Edinburgh is another great attraction. The Scotch Whisky Experience shows visitors the art of brewing Scotland''s celebrated whiskies, locally referred to as ''the water of life''. Speaking of water, the Royal Yacht Brittania is docked in the port of Leith and has hosted the likes of Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela. A well-known Edinburgh attraction is the Royal Botanic Garden, and the Royal Mile in Old Town is another must.

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