Edinburgh

Top 5 destinations to see in Edinburgh

  • By John A
  • Destinations
  • 20.06.2016

If you plan a visit to Edinburgh, you should consider visiting the most popular attractions of the city. These will make your trip that much better by giving you a clear route of what to do every day. Regardless if you go on a family vacation or a romantic one, these place will make your trip worthwhile. Here are the top 5 attractions to be seen in Edinburgh.

1. The Edinburgh Castle
This famous castle can be spotted from miles away from the city. It dates back to the medieval times, and contains an important piece of UK history you can not find anywhere else. The Edinburgh Castle is also the place where the Edinburgh Festival is being held every year.

2. Greyfriars Kirkyard
This place is worth a visit because here resides the famous terrier who stayed at his owner's grave for 14 years. Now, both the owner and the dog are buried here.

3. Our Dynamic Earth
This is a very large interactive museum where you can experience the dinosaur era for yourself. Watch the Big Bang through the telescope for even more fun, and enjoy seeing how the Universe was created.

4. Royal Yacht Britannia
This used to be the place where the Royal Family spent their summer holidays until 1978. You can even see what used to be the Queen's bedroom, in all of its luxury.

5. Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
If you are interested in how whiskey is produced and tasting different types of this beverage, this is the place to go. The Whiskey Heritage Centre is ideal for whiskey lovers who want to experience something new and exciting.