What’s On

We are very proud of Edinburgh and think it well deserves its status as an UNESCO World Heritage site. Here are some tips on what we think are some of the best attractions of this fantastic city.

Festivals and events

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Fun, historic and interesting areas of town


Thistle Street


Water of Leith

Art galleries

Scottish National Gallery

National Gallery of Modern Art

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

Film and theatre

Edinburgh Playhouse

Lyceum Theatre

Traverse Theatre

King’s Theatre

Cameo Picturehouse

Filmhouse Cinema Edinburgh


Georgian House museum

Gladstone’s Land

National Museum of Scotland

Museum of Childhood

Edinburgh Castle

For the kids (old and young)

Edinburgh Zoo

Deep Sea World

Tourist information

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