This is Edinburgh – Scotland’s capital city where centuries of rich history meet a buzzing, modern metropolis. Recently voted the UK’s second favourite city by Conde Nast Traveller magazine, the striking skyline is one of the world’s most beautiful. Take a close look and discover world-class historical, cultural attractions and a myriad of hidden gems including some of the finest independent shops in Scotland, and the very best designer and high-street names. From street food to Michelin-stars, all tastes are catered for in Edinburgh’s restaurants and cafés. And there’s plenty of places to visit afterwards for the perfect night-cap. With attractions and activities to suit visitors of every age, interest and cultural palate, your visit will be as unique as its setting.
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Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Arts & culture
The city’s rich cultural history continues to grow and thrive in a city which has played host to all of the greats.
From a quiet pint or wee dram in a traditional bar to the latest sounds from top DJs, there’s lots to do after dark.
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As befits Scotland’s economic powerhouse, Edinburgh is very much open for business.
Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, luxury, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year, and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in the city of Edinburgh.
Reasons to visit
There are dozens of reasons to love Edinburgh – here are a few of our favourites.
If you only have a few days on your hands to enjoy Edinburgh, check out our guide to getting the best out of only 48 or 72 hours.
Getting here & around
Edinburgh is small enough for visitors and residents to get round with ease.
There’s always plenty to do in Edinburgh – but it’s also a great base for striking out further into beautiful Scotland.