Things to Do in Edinburgh
Scotland's ancient capital city is a dramatic destination with winding medieval streets, an imposing Gothic castle and a stately Baroque palace. See our list of “must-dos” in Edinburgh.Filed under:
Ancient Edinburgh Castle
The glorious Edinburgh Castle has been perched on this rocky hillside overlooking the city for over a thousand years. Queen Margaret, one of Scotland's patron saints, died here in 1093, and the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, took up residence in the 16th century. Now a military fort, the castle houses the Stone of Destiny and Scotland's crown jewels.
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