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About United Kingdom

The United Kingdom sits just off continental Europe. Though separated only by the narrow Strait of Dover, the country has long guarded its distinctive identity. London is one of the world’s foremost global cities. Here people from countless backgrounds ply the many streets filled with iconic English landmarks such as Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. To the north, Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds are beloved around the world for their English Premier League football teams. The Scottish Highlands are extraordinarily beautiful and favored destinations for nature lovers. In Belfast in Northern Ireland you can see where the Titanic was built and set sail on its ill-fated voyage. Known round the world for great shopping, culture, music, and entertainment, visitors will find much to enjoy in the United Kingdom.

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Edinburgh Castle
4.6/5
1,111 Reviews
Castle
Edinburgh Castle stands tall at the center of the city atop an extinct volcano. The castle on top of the cliffs is imposingly magnificent. A witness to Scotland's long history, it has served as a royal residence, a military fortress and even a prison. In later eras, the king began to renovate the castle into a residential palace. Currently, the oldest extant part of the building is a small chapel which was built in the 11th century. It can be said that Edinburgh Castle is at the core of Scottish national history. On display in the castle you can see the Scottish crown jewels and the famous Stone of Destiny. Historically, Scottish royalty sat on it during their coronation ceremony.
Calton Hill
4.5/5
495 Reviews
Mountain
The Calton Hill is located in the east of Edinburgh and is dotted with many historic and elegant buildings. It is also the commanding heights of Edinburgh, and you can take a trip along the top of the hill to see the spectacular panorama of Edinburgh. Every sunrise and sunset, many tourists will come here to enjoy the beautiful scenery, often able to take beautiful photos. Going east along Princes Street to the end of the Carlton Hill. The mountain is not high, and slowly walks up, all the way is lush scenery. When the weather is fine, many locals will come here to sunbathe on the lawn or have a picnic.
Royal Mile
4.6/5
403 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
The Royal Mile is a succession of streets which form the main thoroughfare of the Old Town of the city of Edinburgh. As the name suggests, the Royal Mile is approximately one Scots mile long, and runs between two foci of history in Scotland, from Edinburgh Castle at the top of the Castle Rock down to Holyrood Abbey. The streets which make up the Royal Mile are (west to east) Castle Esplanade, Castlehill, Lawnmarket, High Street, Canongate and Abbey Strand. The Royal Mile is Edinburgh Old Town's busiest tourist street, rivalled only by Princes Street in the New Town.
Arthur's Seat
4.6/5
179 Reviews
Mountain
No need to pack it to Hawaii to hike up a volcano - try conquering one right in the middle of Scotland! Arthur's Seat rises up 822 feet above sea level, right in the midst of modern Edinburgh. A clear day will reward those who brave the summit with spectacular views of everything within 100km, as well as a sunset like no other (though a blanket or two might be needed!). Admission is free, and maps detailing the degrees of difficulty of the various hiking trails are available from the visitor's center.

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