Places to visit in Edinburgh ScotlandCredit: http://www2.muw.edu/~tvelek/StudyAbroad2010.html

Edinburgh is a historic city and the capital of Scotland. It is located in the northern region in-between the areas of East, Mid and West Lothian in the south are of Firth of Forth. There are many things for tourists to do and places to visit in Edinburgh for them to see.

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Some of the most well known and famous places to visit in Edinburgh are the Edinburgh Castle, the Palace of Holyrood House, as well as The Queen's Gallery, which is where the Queen lives, and many other areas of interest. You may also want to come to Edinburgh to go to the famous Edinburgh Festival if you are planning a visit in August or September.

There are lots of other historical places to visit in Edinburgh that you may be interested in such as the National War Museum, as well as the Royal museum and the famous Museum of Scotland. All of these are within the area of what is known as the National Museums of Scotland. Two other interesting places are Dalmeny House and Hopetoun.

Here is some basic information on some of the places to visit in Edinburgh:

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Edinburgh Castle

The castle is located at the top of the Royal Mile and is open every day from 9:30 am to 5 or 6 pm. It costs 14 £ for adults and 8.20 for children between five and 15 years old. You can get there on bus numbers 23, 41, 27 and 45 if traveling from your hotel.

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Camera Obsura

This is another interesting area among the places to visit in Edinburgh. It is also located near the Edinburgh Castle on the Royal Mile so you can visit both the same day. It is open the same hours as the castle and the prices are 9.95 £ for adults and 6.95 for children. The same buses go there as well.

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The Hub Edinburgh's Festival Centre

Here is another very interesting place for families who come to see the wonders of Edinburgh can visit.  It is open every day from 8 am to 11 am and the prices for it vary. The same bus lines go to it as well as to the Edinburgh Castle, which means you can do several of these things in one day to maximize your adventures!

These are only a few of all of the historical and fascinating adventures that await anyone who comes to Scotland for a vacation and the places to visit in Edinburgh. Don’t miss out on these and more great areas to take the whole family this year on your next vacation!