The Old Town of Edinburgh: The Scottish Capital's Nucleus

The Old Town of Edinburgh: The Scottish Capital's Nucleus

The Old Town, the Scottish capital's nucleus.

There is evidence of settlement here stretching back to the Bronze Age, but it wasn't until Edinburgh Castle and the The Palace of Holyroodhouse were established that the city began to flourish, in the form of the now famous Royal Mile.

There are many famous Edinburgh attractions located the Old Town. 

 

A few notables are:

Edinburgh Castle, The Camera Obscura, Gladstone's Land, The Scotch Whisky Experience, Ramsay Garden, The Hub, St Giles' Cathedral, Mary King's Close, The Edinburgh Dungeon, The People's Story, the Museum of Edinburgh, Canongate Kirk, The Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Scottish Parliament, Greyfriars Kirk and the statue of Greyfriars Bobby, The Museum of Scotland, The Grassmarket and Cowgate, and the Museum on the Mound.

 

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