Things to do in Edinburgh (Page 2)

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    Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    Ranked #11 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    40 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Music Venue
    Popular withFamiliesHistoryNightlife

    Went to the Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle. The performances are nightly for three weeks in the month of August. The performance takes place on the Castle Esplanade. I believe ...

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    National Gallery of Scotland

    National Gallery of Scotland

    Ranked #12 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    42 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Shopping, Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    I love wandering around here, even just for the architecture of the building. The first foyer is stunning, and doesn’t prepare you for the more open galleries above. There’s a ...

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    The Scotch Whisky Experience

    The Scotch Whisky Experience

    Ranked #13 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    35 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Shopping, Tours, Classes and Rentals, Whisky Bar
    Popular withFoodiesHistoryHipsters

    Great introduction to whiskey. A great combination of things that you can enjoy even if you aren't old enough to taste the whiskey, though of course that is what the ...

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    Camera Obscura

    Camera Obscura

    Ranked #14 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    33 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withFamiliesStudentsAdventure

    Camera Obscura is situated at top of Royal Mile, next to Edinburgh Castle. Where seeing is not believing and enjoy world of illusions. There are 2 new extra floors of ...

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    Holyroodhouse Palace

    Holyroodhouse Palace

    Ranked #15 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    32 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesArtsy

    Holyrood is not only a place you can visit, but it is still an in-use royal property. How many times can you say you've been in the exact same spot ...

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    Holyrood Park

    Holyrood Park

    Ranked #16 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    29 reviews
    Outdoors, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    Huge (650 acres) royal park (also called Queen's Park) in Central Edinburgh, only 1 mile east of the castle. Originally a royal hunting estate from the 12th century, it is ...

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    Our Dynamic Earth

    Our Dynamic Earth

    Ranked #17 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    25 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureHistory

    Informative interactive exhibits about planet earth

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    St Giles' Cathedral

    St Giles' Cathedral

    Ranked #18 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    36 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Church
    Popular withHistorySpiritualArtsy

    It’s an amazing building inside and out, with free entry (although I didn’t go for one of the tours which cost you). Definitely worth a visit if you’re wandering down ...

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    Scottish Parliament

    Scottish Parliament

    Ranked #19 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    34 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Capitol Building, Courthouse
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    Try and get a tour of this place as it's even more incredible from the inside. Explore around the outside too and it'll all fall into place.

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    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Ranked #22 overall in Edinburgh things to do
    23 reviews
    Shopping, Art Gallery
    Popular withArtsyHistoryFamilies

    The National Portait Gallery is free and open to the public. It includes a nice mix of historic portraits of kings and dukes, modern Scots, and historic paintings of important ...

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