"Edinburgh Castle " Edinburgh Castle Tip by keeweechic

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh: 253 reviews and 449 photos


Edinburgh?s prominent and famous Castle dominates the skyline with fabulous views across the Old and New Towns of the city. The Castle was built on an extinct volcanic outcrop and over the years was modified and added by various Kings and Queens of Scotland which created a real architectural mixture of palace, fortress, barracks, chapel and war memorial.

Edinburgh Castle houses a number of military museums including the Scottish United Services Museum and is home to the Scottish National War Memorial and the world-famous 'One O'clock' gun. Each year in August, Edinburgh Castle holds an annual outdoor military spectacular ?The Military Tattoo? which includes military bands, display teams, dancers and acts from all around the world.

Open 7 days a week all year round.
April to September 9.30am - 6.00pm
October to March 9.30am - 5.00pm

Address: Castle Hill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG
Phone: 441312259846
Website: http://www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk

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  • Updated Aug 4, 2003
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