Photogallery: Great Britain, Edinburgh – Scottish Kingdom
Great Britain, Edinburgh – Scottish Kingdom
heading (paragraph): Cities
No. of pictures: 38 pictures
A mysterios seaport time in the southeast of Scotland is place where movie legends such as Sherlock Holmes or Harry Potter were born. This is how we could describe Edinburgh. The city is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. There are beautiful ancient street lined by beautiful, amazing medieval-Gregorian architecture. We can find there stylish bars and great whisky. There is a massive castle above this city. Inside its castle you will learn about its secrets in its chambers.
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Text: Oskár Mažgút
Photos: Peter Barna
When one is in Scotland he/she should’t miss Edinburgh, its capital. This city located near the sea is worth at least several day stay. Still, you should bear on mind that you wouldn’t see everything.
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