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“Grande Monument” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle
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USD 20.98*
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Skip the Line: Edinburgh Castle Entrance Ticket
Ranked #7 of 391 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A mighty fortress, the defender of the nation, and a world-famous visitor attraction - Edinburgh Castle has dominated the skyline for centuries. And the high volcanic rock on which it stands has been occupied for thousands of years. Today it is home to Scotland's crown jewels, three military museums, the Scottish National War Memorial, the Prisons of War exhibition, and much more. The castle offers a fabulous day out - an experience not to be missed.
Paris
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“Grande Monument”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2012

This is breathtaking and in the middle of the city. Views to all of Edinburgh.

Visited March 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Jewel in the Crown.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

At the top of the Royal Mile, opposite to the beautiful Hollyrood Palace, sits the jewel, Edinburgh Castle, the best and only castle you need to see in Scotland. Loved it.

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“Don't miss the castle.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

The views from the castle are spectacular. Inside this amazing fortress every room is full of history and has stories to tell. In winter it can be quite a cold outing though. Still shouldn't be missed.

Visited August 2011
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Ashington, United Kingdom
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“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

This was a very expensive attraction for what you got to see, a lot of the areas were closed off to visitors for restoration, which was very disappointing. I was expecting to see more of the inside of the castle but there were only a handful of rooms open to visitors. I did enjoy viewing the crown jewels though.

Visited February 2012
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“We did not want to leave.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the castle and it's many exhibits. The views from the castle are amazing. The personal audio devices that are included with admission were very interesting and informative. The castle has so many things to see that three hours was not enough. Don't miss the regimental museum and gift shop.

Visited February 2012
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