City of Edinburgh

Edinburgh city is the capital of Scotland and combines the vibrant lifestyle of the city with peace and quiet of the surrounding countryside. A beautiful cityscape with the famous castle dominating its skyline. A mixture of traditional and contemporary with world-class museums and galleries, restaurants, bars, fabulous shopping and the world famous festival, so something for everyone.
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Explore the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in one of Edinburgh most remarkable buildings Built in the 1880s, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh is a visual history of Scotland from the 16th century to the present day. This story is told through portraits of the people who shaped it and were connected with it, from royals and rebels and heroes and villains to poets and philosophers, including Mary Queen of Scots, Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns. Look out for w...
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Wedgwood serves inventive, modern Scottish dishes – inspired by fresh local ingredients. Chef Paul Wedgwood is a big believer in the quality of raw ingredients
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Explore one of Britain's Finest Galleries The National Gallery of Scotland was opened in 1859, and houses Scotland´s greatest collection of European paintings, drawings and prints dating from the early Renaissance to the late 19th century. The collection of over 20000 items includes works by Raphael, Titian, Velazquez, Poussin, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Rubens, Turner and the Impressionists. Also on display is the national collection of Scottish art with works by Ramsay, Raeburn, Wilkie and...
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The Witchery hotel is an historic 16th century building located at the gates of Edinburgh Castle. The eight theatrical and decadent suites are perfect for those looking to stay in the most indulgent and magical of settings – the perfect antidote to bland hotels. Lavishly decorated and antique-filled, these suites scream romance with a capital R! The Witchery has developed a world-wide reputation for sensation food in the most indulgent setting. Using the very best of Scotland's produce such a...
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Hotel du Vin is well known for its sympathetic creating of hotels in old, characterful buildings and the HdV in Edinburgh is no exception. A former asylum in the middle of Edinburgh's old town, this hotel is all atmospheric exposed brick walls, candlelight and Victorian steel girders and the effect is unique and appealing. Rooms (the quietest ones overlook the courtyard) are slick, chic and bang up to date but still cosy (with discreet touches of tartan to remind you where you are), w...
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Opened by one of Edinburgh's top chefs Martin Wishart and named after Sir Walter Scott's discovery of the Scottish crown jewels (AKA the Honours of Scotland), this is the more casual sister brasserie to Wishart's eponymous flagship fine dining restaurant in nearby Leith. Even so, the smart interior of oversized mirrors, black and white tiling, shades of brown and beige wood veneers and dark brown leather chairs is well worth dressing up for, as is the luxurious French food. Meat lovers might...
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Visit one of Scotlands Finest Galleries The Queen´s Gallery, hosts a programme of changing exhibitions from the Royal Collection. Exhibitions in 2006 include: Unfolding Pictures: Fans in the Royal Collection (9 Dec to 29 May 2006). This first exhibition of fans brings together over 80 examples from the early 17th century to the 1930s. Among the highlights are a leather fan said to have belonged to Charles I. Canaletto in Venice (16 June to 7 January 2007). Fourteen luminous paintings f...
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Discover the History of The Georgian House The Georgian House is part of Robert Adam´s masterpiece of urban design, in Charlotte Square. It dates from 1796, when those who could afford it began to escape the cramped, squalid conditions of Edinburgh´s Old Town to settle in the fashionable New Town. The first owner was John Lamont, 18th Chief of Clan Lamont, who lived here until 1815. The beautiful collections of china, shining silver, exquisite paintings and furniture all reflect the d...
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