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Top 10 Scotland by Alastair Scott

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Edinburgh Castle

Dominating the city’s skyline since the 12th century, this castle is a national icon and, deservedly, the country’s most popular visitor attraction. Din Eidyn, “the stronghold of Eidyn”, from which Edinburgh takes its name, was the vital possession in Scotland’s wars. Varying roles as royal palace, barracks, prison and parliament have all helped shape this castle, home to the Scottish crown jewels and the fabled Stone of Destiny.prac_infoCastle Hill, Edinburgh, EH1 2NG • 0131 225 9846www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk • 1 Apr–30 Sep: 9:30am–6pm ...

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