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Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland

Edinburg is the capital city of Scotland. The city lies on the eastern portion of the Central Lowlands of Scotland. The Water of Leith is the main river which flows through Edinburgh. The Old Town of Edinburgh is of substantial interest. It is home to two early royal palaces, the Edinburgh castle, a medieval abbey and a wealth of historic buildings. The New Town is as important as it is interesting, for two main - its uncommonly high concentration of world-class neo-classical buildings and for the amazing size of the area covered with classical ashlar-faced architecture.

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For starters, the beautifully preserved Old and New Town are not to be missed. Visitors will be served with an ever-changing perspective alongside fascinating historical attractions. Wandering in the labyrinthine network of alleys and cobbled streets of the Old Town, you’ll discover the Royal Mile, the St Giles’ Cathedral, the National Museum of Scotland and the Edinburgh Castle.

As for the New Town, its design and layout are in total contrast with the Old Town. When there, Admire the spectacular neoclassical architecture as you wander down its broad streets, and get a glimpse of how life was lived by the city’s upper classes in the 18th century on a visit to the beautiful Georgian House in Charlotte Square.

Edinburgh has a large number of pubs, clubs and restaurants. The Stockbridge area and the waterfront at Leith are fashionable areas, with a number of pubs, clubs and restaurants.

Shopping amateurs will find a wide range of stores from souvenir shops to global brands such as Boots and H&M on the Princes Street, the main shopping area in the city centre. If you are looking for upmarket chains, then head to George Street, which is north of Princes Street.

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The city’s tourist office has a helpful personnel, insider information and tips as well as handy maps and brochures. The city’s tourist office also arranges tours and excursions and is a focal point for local accommodation.

Train station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Edinburgh can be found.

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