Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of , the capital city of , from its position on the Castle Rock. Archaeologists have established human occupation of the rock since at least the Iron Age, although the nature of the early settlement is unclear.

Landmarks in the Area

Tourist attraction
Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Mons Meg is a medieval bombard in the collection of the Royal Armouries, but on loan to Historic Scotland and located at in Scotland. Photo: Yatton, Public domain.

Museum
The Museum of the Royal Scots and the Royal Regiment of Scotland is a regimental museum displaying the collections of the Royal Scots and the Royal Regiment of Scotland. Photo: Nigel Chadwick, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum is a regimental museum displaying the collections of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards and its predecessor regiments. Photo: Nigel Chadwick, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

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The Old Town is the name popularly given to the oldest part of 's capital city of . Photo: David.Monniaux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
Tollcross is a major road junction to the south west of the city centre of , which gives its name to the surrounding area. Photo: Kyzer, CC BY 3.0.

Suburb
The New Town is a central area of , the capital of Scotland. Photo: Erath, Public domain.

Neighborhood
The Moray Estate in was an exclusive early 19th century building venture attaching the west side of .

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