Visit Edinburgh and Satiate your Senses

By: Mike

If you are thinking of escaping from the hectic daily routine for a few days and want to visit Edinburgh to spend some quality time there then certainly you have taken a wise decision. The capital of Scotland is the second largest city after Glasgow and has to offer a lot to its visitors. Your senses you will have enough to be satisfied!

Be the antique monuments with their unparalleled architectural attraction or the modern structures with their innovative touch is your choice, you are sure to be delighted by your visit to the land of Sir Walter Scot. With 4,501 buildings on board, both the Old Town and the New Town districts in Edinburgh have been listed as UNESCO world heritage site.

It is not simply the sights and structures that drag people in multitude to visit Edinburgh; rather, the festivity of the place plays a vital role in entertaining people who take a trip to the place. A collection of official and private festivals are held annually that start from early August and extends over four weeks. Among the events included in the festival, there is the Edinburgh Fringe, the largest performing arts festival in the world.

However, for those who visit Edinburgh, the top attraction is certainly the castle. It is not necessary for anybody to be a history fanatic to enjoy the castle. Just take a stroll around it and you will be amazed to see wonderful things. Have a look at the One O'clock Gun; if fired it can make a sound that can be heard form Princess Street below!

the age of Napoleon by watching the scratches on the wall of the dungeons when the castle was used as a prison for Frenchmen captured in Napoleonic war. Get entertained by other weapons including the massive 'Mons Meng', huge cannon from 15th century. These are but a few of the things you can enjoy if you visit Edinburgh.

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