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Edinburgh Castle

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If you're looking for a bit of history and some killer views, Edinburgh Castle is the place to be. 

It's an ancient fortress that sits high on an extinct volcano and it has been standing strong since the 12th century. The best time to visit is early in the morning or late afternoon to avoid crowds. Trust me, it's a must-see!"

Interesting things to know about Edinburgh Castle

  • Edinburgh Castle has been a royal residence for most of its history, and is currently the official residence of the monarch in Scotland.
  • It is home to the famous Scottish crown jewels, the Stone of Destiny and the One O'Clock Gun, which is fired every day at 1 pm.
  • The castle has been the site of many historical events, including sieges, battles, and executions, making it one of the most haunted places in Scotland.

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