ISBN: 9781841652139

Publication date: 01 Apr 2008

Author: Annie Bullen

Based on two walks, this guide takes in all the best on offer in Scotland's capital city, detailing all its history, romance, culture and tradition mixed with Edinburgh's 21st-century sophistication and charm. With informative facts and histories of the city's attractions and neighbourhood's, the guide covers the Old Town's majestic Royal Mile, dominated by the grey fortress that is Edinburgh Castle, and the contrasting Georgian elegance of the New Town.Accompanying a range of suggestions for diverting activities and places to visit, the guide has colourful photos of Edinburgh's best views and provides historical detail on the famous landmarks of the city.Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel, including other titles in our popular City Guides series.