Edinburgh Castle

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Be sure to book a ticket in advance and try to visit first thing in the morning to avoid queues.



The instantly recognizable Edinburgh Castle sits atop Castle Rock — a craggy extinct volcano smack dab in the center of the city. You’ll also enjoy countless interesting viewpoints throughout your visit to the city.
Atlas Obscura
The final resting place of soldiers' loyal canine companions.  View full review from Atlas Obscura
The Telegraph
Perhaps the most iconic symbol of the city’s identity and recently named the UK’s best heritage attraction for the fourth year in a row, the castle broods over Edinburgh. View full review from The Telegraph
Afar Magazine
A visit to the majestic Edinburgh Castle is a must. View full review from Afar Magazine
Address: Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG, UK
Phone: +44 131 225 9846
Hours: Open (Closes at 6:00pm)