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Travel Guide of Edinburgh in United Kingdom by Influencers

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, it is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth's southern shore.

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Discover our travel guide of Edinburgh in United Kingdom made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

Travel Tips for visiting Edinburgh

Situated on a hill and densely populated, Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. It includes a medieval old town and an elegant Georgian new town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. Overlooking the city, Edinburgh Castle houses the Crown Jewels of Scotland and the Stone of Destiny, used at the coronation of Scottish monarchs. Arthur's Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with panoramic views over the city. Calton Hill is home to monuments and memorials at its summit.

It is the UK's second largest financial centre (after London) and the city's historical and cultural attractions have made it the UK's second most popular tourist destination, attracting 1.75 million overseas visitors in 2016. The city is home to one of the most prestigious universities in Europe and the world, the University of Edinburgh, a pioneer in computer science, geology, chemistry and medicine. Edinburgh is also home to the National Library of Scotland, which is the largest library in Scotland (and one of the largest in the UK).

With an exceptional choice of events, superb shopping, excellent restaurants, rich culture, vibrant nightlife, diverse art scenes, relaxing spas and beautiful green spaces to unwind in, a vacation in Edinburgh is pure pleasure !
Add the beautiful Lothian region to this spectacular environment and you have the makings of an unforgettable stay.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Edinburgh

What is the currency of Edinburgh Scotland?

The pound sterling, often abbreviated to the pound, is the official unit of currency of the United Kingdom, the British Crown Dependencies, and the British Overseas Territories. However, there is a difference in the value of the pound between the territories.

The flag of Scotland, a saltire cross, white on a blue background, is called "the cross of St. Andrew". Legend has it that an ancient Scots king, during a battle, had a vision of a white cross against the blue sky as a sign of victory.

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Taken and shared by travel photographers and influencers who have traveled to Edinburgh in United Kingdom such as Linnea Sandbakk, Michael Lechner, Adam Wilson. Click on the pictures to read their stories

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Forth Bridge (railway)

  13.2 km (8.2 miles) away from Edinburgh

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