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No matter where in Edinburgh you stand, walk, drive or sit... Arthur's Seat WILL catch your eye.
To get there walk down the Royal Mile to Holyrood Palace. Turn right after the parliament and it's in front of you. Then start climbing! :)
When at the top you will realise it was worth the sweat and hard work! The view is amazing as long its not a cloudy day!
Just watch out for the crazy BMX-ers riding their bikes down the hill about 100000 km/hour... Also Arthur's Seat is a popular place for dog owner's - keep that it mind if you're scared of dogs because there's always a few running free...
Did you know???
Myths say there are secret tunnels from Edinburgh castle to Holyrood palace and apparently they're even under Arthur's Seat...
Address: End of Royal Mile
Directions: Next to Holyrood Palace and the Parliament
Streetartist @ Edinburgh Fringe
No matter what you're into you will find something you like here. And probably you wont have the time to try everything you want to.
Streetartists, theatre performances, great music appearences, food food and more food, beer tents, shopping, the Tattoo, art shows, clubbing, international markets, fireworks... Its all there!
Fringe last 4weeks, Aug to Sep, dates varies.
Visit the Edinburgh Fringe Website to find out more!
Address: Edinburgh - all over the city
V St by night
This curved street leading from the Grassmarket to George IV Bridge has a lot to offer! This is what you should keep an eye for:
The Wee Gift Shop. The whisky shop. The Red Door Gallery. Ian Mellis Cheese Shop (!!!). Odd One Out - cool clothes shop. Long Tall Sally (for tall women). The Christmas Shop. Kool. W K D Ltd. Liquid Room (nightclub). Maison Bleue (outstanding lunch or dinner). Howies (trad scottish food). Espionage (cheesy nightclub). Finnegans Wake (pub). El Mariachi (mexican food).
Address: Victoria Street
Directions: Just off Grassmarket or the Royal Mile.
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