Edinburgh and the Lothians Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Edinburgh and the Lothians - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Leith 1

New Town 17

Old Town 34

South Queensferry 6

Ochil Hills 5

North Berwick 4

Dunfermline 3

Crichton Castle 2

Haddington 2

Jupiter Artland 1

Dunbar 1

Borthwick Castle 1

National Mining Museum Scotland 1

The Pentlands 1

Newhailes 1

Falkirk Wheel 1

Linlithgow Palace 1

Roslin 1

Culross 1

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Archaeological Site/ Ruins 4

Arts/ Performance Venue 1

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Castle/ Palace/ Chateau 11

Cemetery 1

Garden/ Arboretum 2

Ghost Town 1

Government Building 2

House/ Mansion/ Villa 7

Information Center 1

Library/ Archive 2

Local Interest–Sight 2

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 2

Mountain–Sight 2

Museum Village 1

Museum/ Gallery 16

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 1

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 2

Neighborhood/ Street 7

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 4

Park/ Playground 1

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 3

Public Art (Mural/ Sculpture/ Statue) 2

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 6

Store/ Shop/ Mall 2

Tour–Sight 1

Town/ Village 2

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 4

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With its Mercat Cross, cobbled streets, tolbooth, and narrow wynds (alleys), Culross, on the muddy shores of the Forth, is now a living...

Edinburgh Castle

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The crowning glory of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh Castle is popular not only because it's the symbolic heart of Scotland but also...

Jupiter Artland

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The beautiful grounds of a Jacobean manor house have been transformed by an art-loving couple, Robert and Nicky Wilson, into a sculpture...

Kirk of the Greyfriars

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Greyfriars Church, built circa 1620 on the site of a medieval monastery, was where the National Covenant, declaring that the Presbyterian...

National Gallery of Scotland

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Opened to the public in 1859, the National Gallery presents a wide selection of paintings from the Renaissance to the postimpressionist...

National Museum of Scotland

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This museum traces the country's fascinating story from the oldest fossils to the most recent popular culture, making it a must-see for...

Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Once the haunt of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the setting for high drama—including at least one notorious murder, several major fires,...

Rosslyn Chapel

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This chapel has always beckoned curious visitors intrigued by the various legends surrounding its magnificent carvings, but today it...

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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Britain's largest rhododendron and azalea gardens are part of this 70-acre garden just north of the city center. An impressive Chinese...

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

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This handsome former school building, close to the New Town, displays paintings and sculptures by Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Henri...


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