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Edinburgh

  1. 1. G H U R N B DIE
  2. 2. SUMMARY1. SITUATION2. HISTORY3. GEOGRAPHY4. FAMOUS PEOPLE5. FOOD6. MONUMENTS7. FAMOUS STREETS
  3. 3. 1.SITUATIONEdinburgh is in the north of England, near to the sea. Is thecapital of Scotland. There are 477,660 inhabitants.
  4. 4. 2.HISTORYIt is located on the east coast ofScotland on the banks of the RiverForth fiord and the local unitaryauthority of the City of Edinburgh.It is the capital of Scotland since1437 and the seat of Scottishgovernment. Edinburgh was one ofthe most important centers ofeducation and culture during theAge of Enlightenment.
  5. 5. 3.GEOGRAPHYThere aren’t many rivers, the riversthat i could find, are Forth river,Tweed river.I could find too the mountain calledArthur’s seat, is the most importantmountain, is in the center of the city.
  6. 6. 4.FAMOUS PEOPLEEdinburgh have many popular people, there are famous peoplefrom arts, sports, literature...From literature...● Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930). Born and studied in Edinburgh. Scottish physician and writer, particularly renowned for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes.● JK Rowling, born in 1965. Famously completed Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone whilst in Edinburgh. An author best known for her creation of the Harry Potter series. An author best known for her creation of the Harry Potter series.
  7. 7. 6.MONUMENTSImportant monuments: ● The Bank of Scotland ● British Linen Bank ● Buildings overlooking Princes Street Gardens ● Buccleuch and Geyfriars Free Church of Scotland ● Edinburgh Castle ● Fettes College ● Regency Homes in the Classical Style (9 views) ● The Edinburgh College of Art — Edwardian Classicism in Scotland
  8. 8. 7.FAMOUS STREETS1) George SquareYou will find George Square near the Meadows. The square is partlysurrounded by the University of Edinburgh buildings, but it also holds severalpoints of interest, so do make a little time for a small detour to see this oldsquare.2) GrassmarketOne of the best places for shopping or relaxing over a pint or a meal inEdinburgh is undoubtedly the Grassmarket.3) Chambers StreetChambers Street lies to the south of the Old Town. It was named after the LordProvost of Edinburgh, William Chambers of Glenorminston and you will see astatue of him in the centre of the street.

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