Old Town

The Old Town of Edinburgh represents the historic core of the Scottish capital, built eastwards of the Castle Crag, along the Royal Mile to Holyrood. This article also covers the areas to the immediate south and west of the Old Town - Southside and Tollcross.
Photo: David.Monniaux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
, or the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is a parish church of the Church of Scotland located in the Old Town of . Photo: Elgdy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Art museum
The is an art museum on Queen Street, .

Art museum
The is the country’s national academy of art. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. Photo: Schatir, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of located in the Central Belt region of the country. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

The of Edinburgh represents the historical extension of the Scottish capital to the north of the Old Town that occurred during the Georgian Period of the late 18th century. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

are two adjacent districts of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Old Town

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