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Edinburgh

  1. 1. EDINBURGH The capital of Scottland By Alfonso Palacios, Ana Mª Aragón and Juan Cruz Ruiz
  2. 2. <ul><li>It is the second largest city of Scottland </li></ul><ul><li>It is in the south east </li></ul><ul><li>It lies on the east coast of Central Belt, near the North Sea </li></ul><ul><li>It has two distinct characters </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Old Town
  4. 4. The New Town
  5. 5. <ul><li>It has a temperature maritime climate </li></ul><ul><li>And it has one of the strongest economy of UK, based in service and tourism </li></ul>
  6. 6. EDINBURGH VISITING THE CITY
  7. 7. located in the south-east
  8. 8. Firth of Forth Edinburgh
  9. 9. FASCINATING CITY <ul><li>Scotland’s capital city. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 2 sides to Edinburgh: Old Town and New Town. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Old Town
  11. 11. New Town from Edinburgh Castle
  12. 12. Princes Street Gardens public park in the centre of Edinburgh in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle
  13. 13. The Old Town and New Town districts of Edinburgh were listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995
  14. 14. There are over 4,500 listed buildings within the city
  15. 15. Is a majestic landmark which dominates the capital city's skyline like no other castle in Scotland . Edinburg Castle
  16. 16. Castle rock
  17. 17. The volcanic rock forms the base of Edinburgh Castle
  18. 18. A safe refuge .
  19. 19. spectacular views of Edinburgh
  20. 20. THE DOG CEMETERY BURIAL GROUND FOR OFFICER’S PETS
  21. 21. Honours of Scotland The crown was made in 1540 from gold metal crown sword sceptre
  22. 22. The Stone of Scone It was used for centuries in the coronation of the monarchs of Scotland, the monarchs of England, and, more recently, British monarchs.
  23. 23. Mons Meg Mons Meg with its 22&quot; (56 cm) caliber cannon balls
  24. 24. One O’Clock Gun
  25. 25. THE ROYAL MILE Succession of streets which form the main thoroughfare of Edinburgh’s Old Town
  26. 26. The Royal Mile connects Edinburgh Castle with the Palace of Holyrood House .
  27. 29. Castlehill
  28. 31. Camera Obscura
  29. 33. Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
  30. 34. Show how whisky is made Unique view of the world of Scotch Whisky The tour includes a taste of whisky
  31. 35. L awnmarket linen market
  32. 36. The oldest part of Old Town. Where Cloth sellers had their booths
  33. 37. High Street
  34. 38. A gothic monument witness important celebrations that marked Scotland’s history St Giles' Cathedral
  35. 39. St Giles' Cathedral St Giles' Cathedral St Giles' Cathedral With many aisles and chapels
  36. 40. The interior of the church retains more of its ancient character
  37. 41. St Giles has a notable collection of stained glass windows Light effects through the windows
  38. 42. C anongate the lower part of the Royal Mile
  39. 43. Canongate Kirk Canongate Tolbooth Formerly the town hall and prison
  40. 44. Palace of Holyrood
  41. 45. The Palace of Holyroodhouse is the official residence in Scotland of Queen Elizabeth II at the beginning of the summer.
  42. 46. The entrance It exhibits works from the Royal Collection baroque palace Holyroodhouse
  43. 48. The Ruins of Holyrood Abbey
  44. 49. Calton Hill Is a hill in central Edinburgh, just to the east of the New Town. Views of, and from, the hill are often used in photographs and paintings of the city.
  45. 50. New Town
  46. 51. o riginal character of the Georgian era with its cobbled roads, pillars, and sandstone block facades is preserved today thanks to building codes that stipulate even the wrought iron railings must be painted a specific colour - black.
  47. 52. The main spire is 270 ft high St Mary's Cathedral
  48. 53. Scottish National Portrait Gallery unique visual history of Scotland
  49. 54. General Register House original national archive was one of the first government buildings to be built in Britain
  50. 55. The National Gallery of Scotland one of the finest galleries in Britain
  51. 56. Going out in Edinburgh
  52. 57. What to do in Edinburgh. <ul><li>Pubs </li></ul><ul><li>Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Opera </li></ul><ul><li>Ballet </li></ul><ul><li>Cinema </li></ul>
  53. 58. Typical Scottish Pubs
  54. 59. Scotch
  55. 60. Ale
  56. 61. Live Folk Music
  57. 62. Traditional Restaurants
  58. 63. Traditional Food
  59. 64. Haggis Recipe 1 cleaned sheep or lamb's stomach bag 2 lbs. dry oatmeal 1 lb. chopped mutton suet 1 lb. lamb or venison liver, boiled and minced 2 cups stock 1 sheep heart boiled and minced 1 large chopped onion 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. allspice 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper
  60. 65. New Restaurants
  61. 66. New Scottish Cuisine
  62. 67. Edinburgh Festivals
  63. 68. Edinburgh International Festival 8th-31st August
  64. 69. Indoor Theatres
  65. 70. Outdoor Theatres
  66. 71. Opera
  67. 72. Ballet
  68. 73. Theatre
  69. 74. Concerts
  70. 75. Edinburgh Festival
  71. 76. Alternative festival
  72. 77. Street performances
  73. 78. THE END
  74. 79. Thank you

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