LOCATION Edinburgh is the capital and the second largest city in Scotland.It is located south of Scotland, on the coast, on the banks ofthe River Forth fiord. Scotland is a country that is part of United Kingdom
IMPORTANT FACTS-Edinburghs main language is English, since 1707 he joined England. Althoughin some places spoken Scottish.-Edinburghs official currency is the pound sterling (GBP). Its name in English is "pound" and uses the symbol "£".-Edinburghs population is about half a million inhabitants.-Edinburgh has a temperate oceanic climate, with cool, wet winters and cool summers. The average annual temperature is 9 ° C and usually rains throughout the year.
How to get thereYou can get there by plane,from Edinburgh Airport. Alsofrom Leiths Docks, which isone of the most interestingplaces in the city. And thereyou can visit the private boatof the Queen, The Britannia.
Places to visitThe Royal Mile (Royal Mile) is the most famous street in Edinburgh. Communicates Edinburgh Castle, west, with the Palace of Holyroodhouse in the east. Itslength is 1814.2 meters. Edinburgh Castle is an ancient fortress that makes one of the most emblematic places of the city. It has one of the best views of the center.
The Palace ofHolyroodThe Palace ofHolyroodhouse, is aclassical architecture. Isthe official residence ofthe Queen in Scotland.
Edinburgh has many gardens, walks and nearbymountains. Some of them are: Mount Arthur Seat Meadows Park Botanical garden Carllton Hill
Places you can’ t visit if you go toEdinburgh: Edinburgh Forth Rail Bridge St. Giles Graigmillar Castle
Medieval cityThe magic and mysteryblack off the facades of thehistoric buildings of theRoyal Mila with legendsand underground passagesthat bring you into the city,make Edinburgh one of themost stunning cities inEurope.
The tipical foodThe typical food is fish and chips orhaggis post.Also typical visit taverns to drink whiskey and beer. In them we find employeeswith traditional clothing called Scottish kilts.
THEEDINBURGHFESTIVALThe Edinburgh Festivalgrouped differents eventsand festivals held inEdinburgh during thesummer. Collect groups ofdance, theater, music andopera all over the world.For its massive and longlife is considered thelargest cultural event inthe world.