Edinburgh and Salisbury Crags form the air

A Brief History of Edinburgh

Edinburgh history begins with dinosaurs Edinburgh is a magnificent city, packed with culture, architecture and festivals. How did such a city come about? Why does it exist like it does today? To answer these questions about Edinburgh’s history, we have to go all the way back 350 million years ago to when dinosaurs roamed the […]

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Edinburgh's Old Town with Arthurs Seat in background

Exploring Medieval Edinburgh

Edinburgh is steeped in history and heritage. Which is why it’s one of the most fascinating and beautiful capitals in the world. You can see Medieval Edinburgh in the city’s Old Town, where preserved historical buildings and streets form part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Discover Medieval Edinburgh King David I founded Edinburgh’s Old […]

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Edinburgh Castle at sunset

Edinburgh Castle: Ten Fascinating Facts

10 Fun Facts about Edinburgh Castle If you’re on a mission to discover the wonders of Edinburgh, no trip is complete without a tour of Edinburgh Castle. For centuries, battles and sieges were fought over it, royalty lived and died in it, and today, it is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the […]

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