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  • Festivals

    Edinburgh Military Tattoo

    Every year, an average of 217,000 people gather at Edinburgh Castle in order to watch the famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Begun in the year 1950 with just eight items on the program, the Military Tattoo has gone from strength to strength over the years. Now images of more than 1,000 participants strutting their stuff at Edinburgh Castle are beamed by television to millions of ...

  • Activities

    Festivals

    Founded in 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival is an annual festival held in celebration of the arts. From reasonably humble beginnings over fifty years ago, it is now seen as one of the most significant celebrations of the arts in the world. The Fringe is an extremely popular side of the Edinburgh International Festival with over 1.25 million tickets being sold every ...

  • Edinburgh and Lothians

    Edinburgh

    The capital of Scotland is a place where history and natural beauty combine to provide a feast for the eyes and the mind. It is no wonder that Edinburgh is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Edinburgh is named after King Edwin of ancient Northumbria and it has been recognized as Scotland's capital since the fifteenth century. A long established city with ...