E Edinburgh is one of the most popular visitor destinations in Scotland. The city has a fascinating historical background and dramatic architecture along with the impressive Edinburgh Castle towering over Princes Street Gardens and the City Centre.
This vibrant city has lots to offer with many tourist destinations where you must visit, including a trip up the 287 steps up the Scott Monument to get truly spectacular views over Edinburgh.
Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh
Edinburgh Botanic Gardens
Edinburgh Botanic Garden is very popular with tourists and locals alike where you can peace and tranquillity within a busy City. The Botanic Gardens are also leaders in scientific research on plants and have collections of living plants from all over planet. Learn more about the RBG on their website www.rbge.org.uk and find out about visiting hours and the various aspects of the garden and glasshouse collection you can see.
The Main Range Glasshouse at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The glasshouse has a range of plants including tropical, dessert and aquatic.
Edinburgh Zoo is one of the most popular tourist destinations for all the family. Primates at the Zoo are one of the favourite animals seen by adults and children and the zoo plays an important aspect in educating people in the value of preserving animals and their conservation. The above image is a photo art image of a chimp and is free to use for personal use. Learn more about the animals and attractions at Edinburgh Zoo on their website www.edinburghzoo.org.uk
Edinburgh Winter Attractions
Edinburgh has many attractions during the year yet some of the most colourful are during winter including the New Year Celebrations. The Edinburgh Winter Festival and Christmas Market are a highlight that people in Edinburgh love to share with everyone who visits Edinburgh in the winter months. Visit the official website for more details on what is on and what is planned www.edinburghschristmas.com
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