Where to see the best views of Edinburgh

The Scottish city of Edinburgh is without doubt one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The medieval town atmosphere that permeates the streets of the old city and its spectacular monuments make Edinburgh a place of great beauty. In addition, the geographic center of Edinburgh is occupied by a hill which concentrates the old medieval city which is crowned by the huge complex of the Castle which encourages setting spectacular panoramic views.

Edinburgh Panoramic Views

Edinburgh Panoramic Views

For when you travel to Edinburgh you may be interested to know from where you can have the best panoramic views of the city. It is from the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle from where you will have the best views of the modern city of Edinburgh as well as the estuary. In reverse, from the small Calton Hill you can see excellent views of the medieval town and castle and the modern city. More specifically we would recommend also walking through Princes Street.

Edinburgh Panoramic View

Edinburgh Panoramic View

The best panoramic views of Edinburgh Castle start from the Princes Street Gardens where you can also see the cluster of medieval houses on the hill. In our travel guides to England and Scotland we have extensive information and photos of the panoramic views of Edinburgh, Scotland and much more.

Edinburgh Architecture

Edinburgh Architecture

Edinburgh photos: Doug88888, Andrew Brough, Mark Pozzobon.

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