Scotland County is the part of UK. This famous world tourist place shares the border with European country England in south, though it is bounded with Sea in North and east. The Atlantic Ocean situated in north to west is special spot for the tourist. There are around 790 islands in Scotland counting Hebrides and Northern Isles.
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, which is also the second-largest city. There are countless tourist destinations in Scotland; tough discussing each area in detail is impossible. This short note is about the Edinburgh city which is also the largest economic centre of Europe. Edinburgh was the major powerhouse of Europe in 18th century so countless industries were established in such period.
Some of the major tourist attractions of Edinburgh are discussed below:
Arthur's Seat: this is the most attracting place of city situated on four hill forts. The seat is around 2,000 years old located within Holy Rood Park. This rich cultural place is having parks, volcanic geology, wildlife and supreme vistas.
Edinburgh Military Tattoo: this is another tourist place of Edinburgh famous for military musical performances. Hearing the pipes, drums and fireworks at this place is common thing. Experts have ranked this place as 2nd the most favorite tourist place of Edinburgh.
National Museum: the third most demanding tourist place is the national museum of Scotland situated at just 0.5 km distance from the city. The natural world and historical things are available in this museum. Here people can learn about the culture, science and technology achievements of Scotland during different periods.
World of Illusions and Camera Obscura: this spot is special destination for tourism. Youth will enjoy more at this place because of Specialty and Science Museums. This spot is just 0.3 kms away from the city centre. Here tourist can enjoy the unique 360° view of the city from the Camera Obscura.
Gilmerton Cove: experts place this spot at number 5 as the best tourism spot of Edinburgh. This historical place is just 6.5 kms away from the city.
Royal Yacht Britannia: this tourist spot is only 3.9 kms away from the city. Britannia is the best tourist attraction place of Scotland providing naval and royal memories of the city. Tourist can enjoy ship's journey through this place. Tourist can learn the Royal Yacht Britannia life at this place.
Royal Botanic Park: the garden with greenery everywhere is special thing at this place. This botanical garden is just 1.8 kms distant from the city. Entry from the glasshouses is special thing at this garden. Covered in 31 hectares space allows visitors to enjoy the greenery of Edinburgh.
EDFP (Edinburgh Delta Force Paintball): next place to visit is EDFP ranked as 8th number in tourist spots list. People love delta force games can enjoy the sets and rounds at this place. This game's spot is situated at outskirts of the city situated in Bathgate hills.
There are many other spots where a tourist can visit such as Inchcolm Abbey, Xtreme Karting, Holyrood Park, National Portrait Gallery, International Climbing Arena, Holyrood House Palace, Scottish National Gallery, Princes Street Gardens, Calton Hill, The Film house, National War Museum, Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, St. Giles Cathedral, Old Town, St. Mary's Cathedral, Surgeons' Hall, Craigmillar Castle, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Museum, Georgian House, Scott Monument, Museum on the Mound, Cramond Village, Gladstone's Land, Dean Village, Greyfriars Church, Museum of Childhood and many other spots.
Each spot is having dissimilar feature and most of them are capable of express the historical events of Scotland.
Attaining to Edinburgh:
By Air: direct flight from London is available to reach Edinburgh. One of the busiest airports of Scotland is Edinburgh Airport offering 25 airlines to plan their flights.
By Road: hiring the taxi to Edinburgh is the easy way to reach this amazing world’s tourist place. Fourth Valley route directly connects the Edinburgh to Aberdeen. Tourist can hire the taxies from England as well to reach this favorite destination.