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Situated at the top of the Royal Mile on top of Castle Rock, Edinburgh Castle is the number one visitor attraction in Scotland and the most iconic building in the city. Perched on top of an extinct volcano, the Castle and its Esplanade offers unparalleled views of Edinburgh. Once inside you can explore some of the oldest and most important buildings of the city, including St Margaret's Chapel, The National War Memorial and the Half Moon Battery. The regal Crown Square is a real highlight, where you will find the magnificent Grand Hall and Scotland's Crown Jewels - including the famous Stone of Destiny.
The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh’s Old Town is home to Scotland’s thoroughly modern Parliament building. Open to visitors Monday-Saturday, why not take advantage of a free tour and learn about its history, work and contemporary architecture? You can even visit a debating chamber and if Parliament is in session, view proceedings from the public gallery. Keep an eye on their website and look out for the regular Art Tours where you can discover selected pieces of the Scottish Parliament’s Art Collection. This popular guided tour lasts an hour, so be sure to book your place to avoid disappointment. For literary fans, their Literary Tour explores their links with famous Scottish writers over the years. With so much to see and do, you might like to recharge your batteries with a coffee or light bite in their bright cafe and no visit would be complete without a browse around their attractive gift shop.
The Edinburgh Zoo is situated in the vicinity of the downtown Edinburgh. It serves as a habitat for more than 1,000 animals including the United Kingdom’s only giant pandas. The zoo is situated in beautiful parkland settings and includes fabulous flamingos, cute koalas and cheeky chimpanzees. There is a jammed packed schedule of talks every day, given by expert keepers. Get there for around lunchtime and you'll catch the world famous penguin parade, when some of the King, Gentoo and Rockhopper colonies leave their enclosure and have a wee waddle around!
National Museum of Scotland
The National Museum of Scotland is a great place to discover the delights of the natural world, explore world cultures, and enthuse at treasures from around the world. Featuring a diverse range of art and design exhibits, interactive displays and games, a visit to the National Museum of Scotland will appeal to all ages. The huge variety of galleries and exhibitions in this grand and visually stunning building means that you could quite easily spend an entire day here.