It is located on the east coast of
Scotland on the banks of the River
Forth fiord and the local unitary
authority of the City of Edinburgh.
It is the capital of Scotland since
1437 and the seat of Scottish
government. Edinburgh was one of
the most important centers of
education and culture during the
Age of Enlightenment.
There aren’t many rivers, the rivers
that i could find, are Forth river,
I could find too the mountain called
Arthur’s seat, is the most important
mountain, is in the center of the city.
6. 4.FAMOUS PEOPLE
Edinburgh have many popular people, there are famous people
from arts, sports, literature...
● Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930). Born and studied in
Edinburgh. Scottish physician and writer, particularly renowned
for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes.
● JK Rowling, born in 1965. Famously completed Harry Potter
and the Philosopher's Stone whilst in Edinburgh. An author
best known for her creation of the Harry Potter series. An
author best known for her creation of the Harry Potter series.
● The Bank of Scotland
● British Linen Bank
● Buildings overlooking Princes Street Gardens
● Buccleuch and Geyfriars Free Church of Scotland
● Edinburgh Castle
● Fettes College
● Regency Homes in the Classical Style (9 views)
● The Edinburgh College of Art — Edwardian
Classicism in Scotland
8. 7.FAMOUS STREETS
1) George Square
You will find George Square near the Meadows. The square is partly
surrounded by the University of Edinburgh buildings, but it also holds several
points of interest, so do make a little time for a small detour to see this old
One of the best places for shopping or relaxing over a pint or a meal in
Edinburgh is undoubtedly the Grassmarket.
3) Chambers Street
Chambers Street lies to the south of the Old Town. It was named after the Lord
Provost of Edinburgh, William Chambers of Glenorminston and you will see a
statue of him in the centre of the street.