Edinburgh may be dubbed the Athens of the North, but in truth it is an exceptional and unique city. While it's surpassed in size by Glasgow, Edinburgh is Scotland's most popular attraction as well as its capital. It is home to the Scottish Parliament and features a historic combination of Georgian and Medieval architectural styles.
From the Edinburgh Travel Guide
03 August 2013 - 27 August 2013
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival takes place in August every year, and is the largest arts festival in the world.There are a number of varied performances from classic works, alternative arts and more mainstream fare. The festival takes place in a number of venues (over 250 in 2006) throughout Edinburgh, including a number of street performers on the "Royal Mile" in Edinburgh's old town.
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It was a happy stay with my family. The staff, Alan was very kind, helpful and respectable. Nice place to stay for group of friends. ... more
This is a wonderful place to stay. The manager and staff are very friendly and helpful. The hotel is full of charm as well. The breakfasts are fantastic! I highly recommend this hotel to everyone. So many nice personal touches. I have stayed heree before and will do so again! ... more
The world tour started fairly locally with a trip to Edinburgh to see my eldest son - but hey that's another country ticked off already! The timing was great too as The Fringe was in full swing - definitely a good time to visit. The street artists gave a real buzz to the place and there were so many good shows ...
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