By: Filza Jawad Hai
This a guide to most beautiful and vibrant city of Scotland, Edinburgh. This place is more like a tale of two to towns, the medieval old town contrasting with the new town. It is vastly known as the World heritage site.
This capital city of Scotland is undoubtedly the finest and versatile places in the world. You tend to come across such pleasant people around you, who are always smiling and greeting you as you walk along the busy streets of Edinburgh.
This city is not just immersed in to history and old heritage, but is also contemporary and cosmopolitan, and has a lot to offer. Of course no trip to Scotland is complete without visiting the glorious Edinburgh Castle, which dominates the city skyline. There are plenty more famous sites of this place like a trip down to Royal mile, The National Galleries of Scotland with world-class collection of at and outstanding cafes and shops.
Wandering around the city, walking down the streets of Edinburgh gives you the chance of soaking the compact nature of the city. It may not be the biggest city of the world but they have tried to make it as much interesting as they can.
For all those who wish to have a vacation packed with historical sites, interesting historical villages and scenic coasts, this place is ideal for them. Your experience here will be of a contrary kind to the adventurous and hyperactive vacations you have had in the tropical regions. It will require time for you to walk down the streets of south and west to explore the unspoilt conservation town and breathtaking setting beneath the bridges that span the river forth. Their wildlife and scenery has enthused the tourist across the world over generations.
Here beneath is some information to have a great day out from Edinburgh train stations:
Shopping in Edinburgh would be on a slightly expensive site as it consists of top designers, mix of big brands and one-off boutiques (exclusive items available made only once).
For your favorite high street names, go to Princess Street, the main street of the town where you can find shops, banks and etc. To visit upmarket stores, visit George Street, which is one street up Princess Street. To find the designers and top most labels, Thistle Street and Multrees Walk are unbeatable. And if you’re eager to buy something unique and out of the ordinary then you must try Royal Mile, Grassmarket, West End Village, Morningside and Stockbridge.
For eating and drinking. Edinburgh awaits you to visit their top quality Five Michelin-starred and award-winning restaurants and bars to give you the top quality experience of fine dining. And for a casual bite there are countless eateries, cafes, bars and sandwich shops serving incredible treats to satiate your palate.
Edinburgh has a huge variety of tourist accommodation from Five-Star Hotels to a town house, a cozy B&B to a reasonable Hostel- you will conveniently find a suitable accommodation of your budge and preference. For further information, check:
Story first published: 26th July 2017