When the royal family is not there, you can visit the palace.
It's a busy and modern city, but history is everywhere.
At the other end of the Royal Mile is the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
It was built by a Scottish king before Scotland and England were united to make Great Britain.You can see the staterooms and walk around the gardens and the ruins of the abbey, a much older building.It was the home of Scotland's royal family until the year 1603 when King James the Sixth of Scotland became king of England as well and went south to live in London.Keep up to date with live arrival and departure information.Or perhaps a useful tartan umbrella.
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Behind Holyroodhouse is one of Edinburgh's nine hills.
Off the Royal Mile you can explore old narrow streets on foot.Book online mins, security Queue Time.At the top of the highest hill in Edinburgh is Edinburgh Castle.Bagpipes - the national instrument of Scotland.Book your fasttrack passport control ticket now!It's a city for people who pokken tournament dx roster serebii like to walk.Book your fastTrack security and lounges now!Edinburgh, capital of Scotland, is one of Britain's most attractive cities.From the top you can look northwards to the great river, the Firth of Forth, and the road bridge which crosses.The kilt, the most important part of Scotland's national dress, is made from tartan cloth.