Edinburgh is a perfect place to spend your holidays. You can enjoy summer festivals or spend your time in beautiful locations to witness the splendid sunset.
If you want to know about few beautiful locations of Edinburgh then we shall provide a brief detail of few of them in this small article. If you are planning to visit this summer, you must book your hotel in advance to avoid disappointment.
Also, if you are interested to know about various free attractions in Edinburgh then you can visit the website tripindicator.com/view/attractions/edinburgh.html.
You should never miss to visit the famous castle when you are in Edinburgh. You can get its best view by standing either outside of Waverly station or from the Grass market. Also standing on the castle too you can get views of its beautiful surroundings.
Water of Leith Walkway
This area was underrated by people however in the last decade it has turned out to be a very attractive neighbourhood. You can now find plenty of restaurants and pubs which has made this place worth visiting. People come here for both cycling as well as walking and while walking around you can explore some of the very beautiful areas.
If you can reach top of the hill then you can get the view of National monument and Nelson monument. Though it is considered to be failure in architectural endeavour however still it is a popular place for visitors to take beautiful photographs.
You should come here during sunny days to capture the best scene in your camera. You will also enjoy the chilled atmosphere in a large area with green surroundings. You will find plenty of Edinburgh university students moving around.
The Royal Mile
The area between the castle and the Scottish parliament area is known as The Royal Mile and the street is located in old town and there are plenty of stone building on both sides. It is one of the bustling areas and Saint Giles Cathedral is the main attraction of this place which is a wonderful gothic church.
You will find plenty of people here for Sunday afternoon walk and also you can enjoy the best sights of Edinburgh.
This former village of Duddington is hidden behind the Arthur’s seat from where you can get the views of wildlife reserve. The oldest pub of Scotland is also located nearby.
Victoria Street and Grassmarket
From here you can walk down to grass market where you can come across a number of pubs as well as restaurants. You can also find bright coloured buildings and also many shops and cafes all around.
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
If you are modern art fan then you should not give it a miss. You can get there by a short taxi ride if you start from the city centre. In modern 1, you will find permanent collection while in modern 2 there will be exhibition items.