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Lugares emblemáticos en Edimburgo

“Great new (2019) audio guide around the Queen's official residence in Scotland. Highly recommend a visit while in Edinburgh. Nice Restaurant / Cafe too with lovely outside seating. Don't need to pay to visit Cafe / Shop!”
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“The hill itself has amazing views over the city and is home to the Collective contemporary art gallery and the unfinished National Monument. A great short uphill walk to escape the busy city. ”
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“This palace is own by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth. Once a year the royal family stays in this Palace for some days.”
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Monumento / Lugar emblemático
“The Scott Monument is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is the second largest monument to a writer in the world after the José Martí monument in Havana. It stands in Princes Street Gardens, just opposite the Jenners department store and near to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, which is named after Scott's Waverley novels. The tower is 200 feet 6 inches (61.11 m) high, and has a series of viewing platforms reached by a series of narrow spiral staircases giving panoramic views of central Edinburgh and its surroundings. The highest platform is reached by a total of 288 steps.”
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“Known as such as it is one mile long and connects two of Edinburgh's most iconic locations - Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle, this is one of the busiest streets in Old Town. The Royal Mile is an eclectic mix of shops, restaurants, pubs and visitor attractions. During the August Edinburgh Festival, the High Street becomes crowded with tourists, entertainers and buskers. It has various souvenir shops along with vintage and quirky bohemian clothes shops, you will also find multiple traditional whiskey shops and drinks locally sourced from Edinburgh and wider Scotland for you to sample and buy. You can also browse through various shops selling Scottish tartan and tweeds. ”
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“Architecturally, the cathedral is unique in its own merit. Pay attention of the dome, which has a crown shape. From time to time you can find the choir rehearsing inside. Cultural events are also hosted in the Cathedral from time to time ”
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Monumento / Lugar emblemático
“The Scott Monument is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is the largest monument to a writer in the world. You can pay £5 to climb to the top and view Edinburgh from above. ”
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“Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, from its position on the Castle Rock. ”
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“Craigmillar Castle is a ruined medieval castle. It is three miles south-east of the city centre and two miles away from the property. It is situated on a low hill to the south of the modern suburb of Craigmillar. ”
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History Museum
“A 17th century tenement house , one of the oldest buildings on the Royal Mile, can only be visited by guided tour and it's great if you want to find out more about how life was in the Old Town of Edinburgh in the 17th century. There is a shop on the ground floor where you can buy real Scottish souvenirs, tasteful and good quality stuff actually made in Scotland.”
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Outdoor Sculpture
“Greyfriars Bobby's Bar occupies the ground floor of a row of Georgian houses adjoining the historic Candlemakers' Hall, built in 1722. The name of the bar is inspired by an Edinburgh legend of a scruffy Skye terrier called Bobby. When his owner died in 1858, Bobby faithfully watched over his grave and was buried alongside his master in the Greyfriars Kirkyard in 1872”
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“10mins walk from the flat, wee castle with amazing park and Japanese garden, astonishing view on the see. ”
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Outdoor Sculpture
“Statue of the dog from the film (and true story) Greyfriars Bobby. He sat at his owners grave for years after he died.”
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Tourist Information Center
“Gorgeous walks, particularly around us. Colinton Dell is worth a visit. The Visitors Centre has maps of the different walks you can do. You can walk right down to Leith on the water of Leith. Though it is about 12 miles! ”
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“Historic setting beside the castle and then walk down the royal Mile to Holyrood.”
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“Great Views from the top of this City Centre Hill. Climb the fake Parthenon or just take up a picnic and enjoy the views from near the observatory at the top”
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