Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, and is also the city with the 2nd largest population there and the 7th highest population in the United Kingdom.
Sports lovers may want to see the Edinburgh rugby team. They play their home games at the Murrayfield Stadium.
Everyone seems to love the Edinburgh Zoo. With it’s 82 acres of exhibits and animals it’s not hard to understand why. It was built in 1913 and is the only British zoo to have koalas and pandas, and was the first zoo in the world to breed penguins. It also has one of the most varied tree assortments in the Lothians.
One of the most popular things to do in Edinburgh that nearly all holiday visitors do, is to visit the Edinburgh Castle on Castle Rock. The castle was a royal castle between the 12th and 17th century, and has also been used as military barracks and garrison, and a prison. Then, starting in the 19th century it was known as Scotland’s national heritage and much restoration took place. The castle is also home to the oldest building in Edinburgh, the St. Margaret’s Chapel, built in the 12th century.
Edinburgh features a temperate, maritime climate, which means it is actually fairly mild there even though it is located to the north. In the summer the temperatures can get to around 22 °C (72 °F) and in the winter in December and January they average about 1.4°C (34.5°F).
Come in August if you want to attend the famous Edinburgh Festival, which is s three weeks of fun, food, and festivities. It’s the largest art festival in the world.
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