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Things to Do in Edinburgh Near Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh - Royal Mile

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, located in the southeastern part of the country. It is known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant cultural scene.

Explore Edinburgh

Don't Go Home Without

Don't miss the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, a must-visit destination for art enthusiasts. Explore a diverse collection of modern and contemporary masterpieces in a stunning setting. From thought-provoking exhibitions to immersive installations, this gallery offers a unique artistic experience. The gallery is just 2 miles away, plan your trip and prepare to be captivated.

Must See

No visit to Edinburgh is complete without a trip to the world-renowned Edinburgh Castle, just a 8-minute drive from the hotel. The castle houses the Crown Jewels, The Stone of Scone - a symbol of Scotland's monarchy since ancient times - and the National War Museum of Scotland. Take a leisurely stroll around the historic site and admire the stunning views of Edinburgh from atop the castle walls.

Must Do

Experience enchanting theatre at Edinburgh Playhouse. With grand architecture and plush seating, it's a must-visit venue. Enjoy diverse productions, from musicals to dramas, and immerse yourself in captivating performances. Book your tickets for an unforgettable night of theatrical magic. The theatre is a 15-minute walk away and has over 3,000 seats.

Local Tips

With Edinburgh's unpredictable weather, it's always a good idea to have an umbrella and a warm sweater with you. When it comes to getting around the city, Lothian Buses are the main transport network. You can buy single tickets when boarding the bus. Just tell the driver the ticket you want and put your money into the red fares box. Be sure to have the correct money as drivers don't carry change.

Nearby Attractions

  • National Museum of Scotland - 0.3mi
  • Royal Mile - 0.3mi
  • Dynamic Earth 0.4mi
  • Holyrood Park - 0.4mi
  • Grassmarket - 0.5mi
  • Edinburgh Castle - 0.8mi
  • Calton Hill & Scottish National Monument - 0.8mi
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 0.8mi
  • Princess Street - 0.8mi
  • National War Museum - 0.8mi
  • Princess Street Gardens - 0.8mi
  • Royal Palace - 0.9mi
  • Scottish National & Portrait Gallery - 1.1mi
  • Scott Monument - 1.4mi
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - 1.8mi
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art - 2mi
  • Royal Yacht Britannia - 3.1mi
  • Edinburgh Zoo - 4.3mi
  • Musselburgh Beach - 5.5mi

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