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      • The Glasshouse (hotel)
        0.14 Km from Edinburgh
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      • Fruitmarket Gallery
        0.21 Km from Edinburgh
        The Fruitmarket Gallery is a contemporary art gallery in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located in the centre of the city on Market Street, beside Edinburgh Waverley train station. The gallery, which opened in 1974, is located in a building which was originally built as a fruit and vegetable market in 1938. In 1994, the building was renovated by Richard Murphy Architects to assume its current form. It has a café which is well used and a bookshop which stocks art, architecture, design and photography...
      • Princes Mall Shopping Centre
        0.22 Km from Edinburgh
        Princes Mall (formerly Waverley Market and later Waverley Shopping Centre) is a shopping centre in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is located at the east end of Princes Street in the City Centre, next to Edinburgh Waverley railway station. Once home to independent retailers, it now houses mainly high street chain stores, as well as a large food court. Designed in the early 1980s, it was built with its roof at the street level of Princes Street, with a landscaped plaza at that level, in order to preserve...
      • The Scotsman Hotel
        0.24 Km from Edinburgh
        The Scotsman Hotel Edinburgh opened in 2001 in the Edwardian (1905) building which had housed The Scotsman newspaper for nearly a century. The hotel is located on North Bridge between the Royal Mile and Princes Street, thereby straddling Edinburgh’s Medieval Old Town and Georgian New Town.
      • Nelson Monument, Edinburgh
        0.37 Km from Edinburgh
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      • Scottish National Portrait Gallery
        0.41 Km from Edinburgh
        The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is an art museum on Queen Street, Edinburgh. The gallery holds the national collections of portraits, all of which are of, but not necessarily by, Scots. In addition it also holds the Scottish National Photography Collection. Since 1889 it has been housed in its red sandstone Gothic revival building, designed by Robert Rowand Anderson and built between 1885 and 1890, donated by John Ritchie Findlay, owner of The Scotsman newspaper. The gallery reopened on 1...
      • The Dome, Edinburgh
        0.48 Km from Edinburgh
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      • The George Hotel, Edinburgh
        0.51 Km from Edinburgh
        The George Hotel is situated at 19–21 George Street in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. The buildings were constructed around 1780 as part of Edinburgh's New Town. In the 1840s they were remodelled by the architect David Bryce, and again by MacGibbon and Ross in 1880. It is now a category A listed building. For the past 200 years the George Hotel has been a prestigious address. In Georgian times the poet Robert Burns paid many visits, as did the author Sir Walter Scott. In more modern times c...
      • Scottish National Gallery
        0.53 Km from Edinburgh
        The Scottish National Gallery is the national art gallery of Scotland. It is located on The Mound in central Edinburgh, in a neoclassical building designed by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public in 1859. The gallery houses the Scottish national collection of fine art, including Scottish and international art from the beginning of the Renaissance up to the start of the 20th century.
      • Kirk of the Canongate
        0.56 Km from Edinburgh
        The Kirk of the Canongate, or Canongate Kirk, serves the Parish of Canongate in Edinburgh's Old Town, in Scotland. It is a congregation of the Church of Scotland. The parish includes the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament. It is also the parish church of Edinburgh Castle, even though the castle is detached from the rest of the parish. The wedding of Zara Phillips, the Queen's granddaughter, and Mike Tindall, took place at the church on 30 July 2011.

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      Graphic showing average weather in Edinburgh in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 1.5 92.6 34.7 36.5
      Feb 2 68.5 35.6 27
      Mar 3.3 62.4 37.9 24.6
      Apr 5.6 53.4 42.1 21
      May 8.5 62.3 47.3 24.5
      Jun 11.5 61.3 52.7 24.1
      Jul 13.2 82.9 55.8 32.6
      Aug 12.8 89.6 55 35.3
      Sep 10.6 78.7 51.1 31
      Oct 7.3 93.3 45.1 36.7
      Nov 4.1 91.1 39.4 35.9
      Dec 2.4 92.3 36.3 36.3

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        • Great city with lots of tales!
          I visited Edinburgh last year in August for two days. I was traveling through Scotland with my girlfriend and the Scottish capital was our last stop before heading home. I’ve visited many European capitals and cities before but none of them has the charm and the story like Edinburgh does. The highlight was a guided walking tour (Dark Side tour) with a Scotsman telling stories about the dark history of Edinburgh. A visit to the city’s vaults should definitely be on your list to understand the history of Edinburgh.
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