Historic Edinburgh

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Edinburgh is an amazing city with a vast array of different things to see and do, regardless of how long you are visiting. With the rich history that surrounds this amazing city, you will never tire of exploring, and there is something for every age. The quantity of diverse architectural styles is amazing, and will ensure that you appreciate the huge amount of culture in the city.

During the winter months,  this Scottish city is enchanting; however, you can visit all year and be impressed. There are several busy times of the year, which can make finding the perfect hotel in Edinburgh difficult, but never impossible. You will need to be organised, and ensure that you book well in advance.

Hogmonay and Burns night are traditional celebrations, where everyone in the city parties and has an amazing time. You will need to search for a top quality hotel from best western to ensure that every aspect of your visit is a success. If you plan well, and book well enough in advance, you will discover there is plenty of choice.

Every street and building in the city has a story to tell, and you will find that wandering on foot is the best way to explore. You will be able to immerse yourself into the character, and atmosphere that Edinburgh offers. The older parts of the city are fascinating, and allow you to appreciate how much the city has developed.

A must see attraction in the city is the imposing Edinburgh Castle that site high above the city, ensuring that it remains safe at all times.  Leaving the castle, you can enjoy a stroll along the famous Royal Mile. This is the main thoroughfare through the old town, and will allow you to admire the beautiful buildings.

Along the walk, you can stop off at different points of interest including, St Giles Cathedral, John Knox House and The Peoples Story Museum. Located at the end of the mile is the stunning Scottish parliament Building, which was designed by the talented Enric Miralles. This building creates a bold, architectural statement, which has been admired for generations.

Cosmopolitan Edinburgh is ideal for a short break, and longer holidays, and you will never tire of everything on offer. During festival time,  the city comes to life; however, there are still opportunities to explore the older parts of the Old Town. Regardless of why you have decided to visit this city, you will return time and time again.

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