Edinburgh Castle is the most famous castle in Scotland. This is a beautiful old castle, built on a high rock in the heart of Edinburgh – the capital of Scotland. Construction is the main and the most visited attraction in Edinburgh.
Even the road leading to the castle, an amazing and unusual. It is called the Royal Mile, leading from Holirudskogo Palace in Edinburgh Castle
Castle Rock, which is located a delightful wonder, is an extinct volcano. Since ancient times it was chosen by the person, there are always people settled. The castle also became the main bulwark of Scotland, even called him the key to the country
The first structure here was built in the early Middle Ages, and then repeatedly reinforced and rebuilt. The biggest adjustment has been made in the 17th century, becoming the most that neither is an impregnable fortress
On three sides of Edinburgh Castle protects inaccessible cliffs. get close to the castle could only be on a steep, fully fire the road on the fourth side. Not surprisingly, few people dare to take Edinburgh by storm. Now this road is the annual parade of orchestras in Edinburgh
The pride of the Castle is one of the oldest buildings in Scotland, St Margaret’s Chapel, built in the early 12th century. Also in the castle you can see the crown of the Scottish king and a number of other very interesting items and relics
It has long been believed that whoever controls the Edinburgh, Scotland, he controls the whole. Well, Edinburgh Castle is the heart of Edinburgh, and thus the whole country. This is where most important decisions affecting the course of history in Scotland
There is a history of the castle and dark spots. Beginning in the 18th century it was used mostly as a prison. It even held captive German pilots during World War II. But later transferred to the management structure of the Ministry of palaces and castles of Scotland and is now open to the public, attracting thousands of tourists every year