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Edinburgh Attractions

Known as the "Athens of the North", Edinburgh boasts many attractions and draws millions of visitors each year from all over the world. The city has impressive modern and classical architecture, many cultural events and dramatic scenery. It also plays host to numerous international sports events and is renowned for its great nightlife and good food.

During the summer the city plays host to the Edinburgh Festival when five festivals coincide to make the city the cultural centre of the world. Comedians, film stars, musicians, theatre companies, authors and street performers can be seen in Edinburgh. The five festivals are:

Edinburgh Art Festival

Edinburgh Fringe (comedy)

Edinburgh International Festival (theatre, dance, music, opera)

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Kingsway Guest House is located close to numerous Festival venues including the Festival Theatre, Queens Hall, Speigletent, the Royal Mile, Holyrood Park, the Pleasance and many more.

Useful Links

Grayline Scotland We can help book your Highland tour

Viajar por Escocia Book a Spanish speaking Highland tour

Traveline Scotland Plan your tour by bus or train

The List For what's on in Edinburgh

Rebus Tours For lovers of Ian Rankin's Rebus books try the Rebus walking tours

The Stand See your favourite Scottish and international comedians while in Edinburgh

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