Whistlestop Edinburgh: Scotland’s Beautiful Capital
Kelly Moran – In Parallel
As the capital of Scotland, Edinburghʼs got the lot! A sense of history, examples of the finest architecture, fascinating museums and a vibrant cultural life that rivals any of the worldʼs major cities, all add an extra dimension to this premier tourist attraction. If you have plenty of time at your disposal, Edinburgh is ideal for wandering at leisure, but if your time is limited, you need to know exactly where the main places of interest are to be found. “Whistlestop Edinburgh” has been designed to give you a brief glimpse of the cityʼs favorite treasures, ranging from the magnificent castle to the peace and tranquility of Holyrood Park, just a stoneʼs throw from the hustle and bustle of Princes Streetʼs shopping emporiums. Not only does this program offer a comprehensive guide on where to go and what to look out for, it also fills in the background history of the locations, including the stories of such great Scottish heroes as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Mary Queen of Scots. The pace is undeniably hectic, but any visitor will benefit greatly from this Whistlestop tour, getting the very best out of this wonderful city, no matter how short the stay, or speedy the sightseeing.