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Explore Edinburgh in United Kingdom

Edinburgh in the region of Scotland with its 435,791 inhabitants is a town in United Kingdom - some 332 mi or ( 534 km ) North-West of London , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Edinburgh

Current time in Edinburgh is now 05:44 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/London " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Stirling, Sheffield, Seafield, Perth, and Manchester. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Stirling . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Edinburgh ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

The Worlds Largest Whisky Collection - The Scotch Whisky Experience In Edinburgh

5:45 min by chrismaguire
Views: 20327 Rating: 3.27

The Scotch Whisky Experience in Edinburgh on the Royal Mile. I along with two friends took the trip over to the Scottish capital for a light hearted whisky tasting tour. The building holds the worlds ..

Real Mary King's Close TV Advert

0:30 min by RealMaryKingsClose
Views: 14772 Rating: 4.33

TV Advert for the award winning five star visitor attraction The Real Mary King's Close, just of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, EH1 1PG Copyright owned by the Continuum Group ..


Christmas Lights and Xmas Market (Edinburgh 2008) HD Widescreen

6:34 min by Kathir Vel
Views: 12069 Rating: 5.00

Choose the 'Watch in HD' option, under the video, for HD quality widescreen viewing. If the video tends to be jerky use &fmt=18 next to the URL to get a slightly lower MP4 quality. The URL should be l ..

Christmas Parking

3:57 min by oc1973
Views: 10429 Rating: 4.98

Boogie In The Morning from Edinburgh's 97.3 Forth One brings you this festive hit - dedicated to anyone who's trying to get parked Boogie In The Morning from Edinburgh's 97.3 Forth One brings you this ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Royal Scottish Academy Building

The Royal Scottish Academy building, the home of the Royal Scottish Academy, is situated on the Mound in the centre of Edinburgh, was built by William Henry Playfair in 1822-6 and extended in 1831-6 for the Board of Manufactures and Fisheries. Along with the adjacent National Gallery of Scotland, their neo-classical design helped transform Edinburgh in to a modern day Athens of the North.

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Located at 55.95 -3.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Edinburgh, Category A listed buildings in Scotland, Listed buildings in Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, Neoclassical architecture in Scotland, New Town, Edinburgh

Playfair Project

The Playfair Project created an underground link between the National Gallery of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Academy Building. The project was named after William Henry Playfair, the original designer of both buildings. It has been one of the largest engineering projects of its kind and has been the first modification for either building since the remodelling work undertaken by William Thomas Oldrieve between 1910 and 1912.

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Tags: Buildings and structures in Edinburgh, History of Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, New Town, Edinburgh

Scottish National Gallery

The Scottish National Gallery is the national art gallery of Scotland. It is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, in a neoclassical building designed by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public in 1859. The gallery houses the Scottish national collection of fine art, including Scottish and international art from the beginning of the Renaissance up to the start of the 20th century.

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Tags: 1859 establishments in Scotland, Art museums and galleries in Edinburgh, Category A listed buildings in Scotland, Infrastructure completed in 1859, Listed buildings in Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, Neoclassical architecture in Scotland, New Town, Edinburgh, Scottish art

Jenners

Jenners Department Store, now known simply as Jenners, is a department store located in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was the oldest independent department store in Scotland until its acquisition by House of Fraser in 2005.

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Located at 55.95 -3.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: British Royal Warrant holders, Category A listed buildings in Scotland, Companies based in Edinburgh, Companies established in 1838, Department stores of the United Kingdom, House of Fraser, Listed buildings in Edinburgh, New Town, Edinburgh, Scottish brands, Service companies of Scotland

Scott Monument

The Scott Monument is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It stands in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh, opposite the Jenners department store on Princes Street and near to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station. The tower is 200 feet 6 inches high, and has a series of viewing platforms reached by a series of narrow spiral staircases giving panoramic views of central Edinburgh and its surroundings.

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Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1844, Category A listed buildings in Scotland, Listed buildings in Edinburgh, Monuments and memorials in Edinburgh, Walter Scott

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