Travelling to Edinburgh? 4 Attractions you Must Visit

 *This is a collaborative post

There are some places in the world that if you look up pictures of them online you will be mesmerised by their unique character and their both urban and natural beauty. 

Edinburgh is such a place. Besides knowing for sure that it is a beautiful spot in the world, you should know a few more things before going there. Ready for a fire round? It’s the capital of Scotland, is one of the most haunted cities in the world and both its old and new towns are classified by UNESCO.

Besides all the fun facts, there are hundreds of monuments and sights that you should visit once you get there. Going to all of them is hard, but hiring a car can save you some time and help you see more than you’ve imagined. The trusted and experienced drivers of Enjoy Travel will take you wherever your heart desires. Are you ready to discover the four must-see attractions in Edinburgh?

  1. Edinburgh Castle

The first thing that all articles encourage tourists to do in Edinburgh is to go to Edinburgh Castle. This is no exception as a visit to this castle is indeed an experience you shouldn’t miss for the world. It has a rich history as royals used to live there, with troops protecting them and prisoners being punished for their crimes in its vaults. After a cool tour, you can relax and grab a snack at one of the cafes there.

  1. Scott Monument

Sir Walter Scott is a Scottish author who wrote popular novels, like Ivanhoe and The Talisman, and poetic romances, like Marmion and The Lady of the Lake. When he died in 1832, the Scott Monument was erected in order to commemorate his life and death. It is a tall Gothic spire decorated with his fictional characters. There are 287 steps that visitors can climb and see the spectacular view of the city. 

  1. Arthur's Seat

Arthur's Seat is the peak of a group of hills. What makes them so special? They are an ancient volcano. There are many paths and trails that guide people to the top so that they can admire the view of the city. Wheelchairs can be used to reach the top. There is not one certain origin of the name Arthur’s Seat, but it does refer to King Arthur as some claim that Camelot was there while others that King Arthur and his knights went into battle there. 

  1. Johnnie Walker Princes Street

If you want to spend a relaxing evening in the city, you shouldn’t miss the Johnnie Walker Princes Street. You can learn about the history of one of the most iconic whisky brands, Johnnie Walker – don’t forget that Scotland is famous for its whisky. It goes without saying that you are offered to taste some high-quality Scottish liquor while you are there. Also you can grab a delicious meal at one of the many excellent restaurants. 

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