Best known and most visited of our historic buildings. Perched on an extinct
volcano, this instantly recognisable fortress is a powerful national symbol and
part of Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site.
Palace of Holyroodhouse
The history of the Palace reaches back almost nine centuries.
The Royal Yacht Britannia
She was home to Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family.
St Giles' Cathedral
This historic City Church is also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh.
St Mary's Cathedral
The Cathedral hosts numerous concerts and musical events throughout the year.
Famous 15th century medieval chapel. 20 minutes bus journey from the city.
National Galleries of Scotland
Our collection of Scottish & International art is among the best in the world.
National Museums of Scotland
The story of Scotland its land, its people and culture.
The Royal Botanic Garden
Second richest collection of plant species in the world.
Our Dynamic Earth
The unique story of our planet's past, present and future.
See the Parliament in action or explore this amazing new building.
The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre
Visit the new Scotch Whisky Experience for a sensational journey! Take a
swirling, bubbling barrel ride through a replica distillery as you become part
of the whisky making process in Scotland.
One of Europe's leading centres of conservation, education and research.
Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Set against the world famous backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. A colourful
kaleidoscope of music, dance and display from the four corners of the globe.
Edinburgh's Hogmanay Party
Edinburgh hosts the World's Best New Year Celebrations!
The Edinburgh International Festival
A rich programme of classical music, theatre, opera and dance.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe
True to their founding principle of open-access for all performers.
Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival
The Festival that presents high quality Jazz and Blues across all styles.
Edinburgh International Film Festival
The longest continually running film festival in the world.
Edinburgh International Book Festival
A festival of open horizons and energising ideas.
The Edinburgh Mela
Bringing many aspects of south Asian traditions and other cultures.
Jenners Department Store
The oldest independent department store in the world. It has maintained its
original position on Princes Street since 1838.