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Edinburgh Intro - Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Intro to Edinburgh

The Scottish capital, situated in the southeast of the country, invokes its long history as a royal seat with such monuments as Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the home of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Bonnie Prince Charlie. » read more

Edinburgh essentials

Edinburgh Intro

The Scottish capital, situated in the southeast of the country, invokes its long history as a royal seat with such monuments as Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the home of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Bonnie Prince Charlie. » read more

Getting Around Edinburgh

While central Edinburgh is very walkable, public buses run throughout the day and night for those needing to rest their tired feet. Here we'll explain tickets and routes, as well as other transportation options like bikes and taxis. » read more

Getting Into Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport, to the west of the city, offers direct flights to New York, as well as a couple of dozen European cities. The UK is also well serviced by trains and buses, for those who prefer to arrive on land. » read more

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Edinburgh Budget Tips

Transferring to the British pound can often be rough on the wallet, but we'll show you how to make the most of your money while in Edinburgh. Find information on tourist offices, museum and transportation passes, free sights, and discounts for students and seniors. » read more

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