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Edinburgh unitary authority
This section relates to the 'unitary authority'* of Edinburgh. For a guide to the city, please see our Edinburgh City page.

The unitary authority of Edinburgh is in central eastern Scotland, along the Firth of Forth. It shares a border with West Lothian, Midlothian, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders. Fife is to the north and across the Firth of Forth. Glasgow is to the west.

Home to Edinburgh City
Home to Edinburgh City, Scotland's capital and second largest city with a population slightly under half a million.

Other attractions
Clearly, the city is the area's main attractions but try also Forth Railway Bridge and Craigmillar Castle.

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* * A note on Scotland's 32 unitary authorities

Click the links for information on Glasgow and Glasgow City.

External Links
www.edinburgh.org
whc.unesco.org

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Local Attractions  [See more Attractions]

Royal Museum

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

The Royal Museum and Museum of Scotland make up the National Museums of Scotland. Exhibits covering geology, archaeology, natural history, science, technology and art. Home to 'Dolly The Sheep', the first successful clon...

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The National Gallery of Scotland Complex

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

Comprises: i.) The National Gallery of Scotland, ii.) The Royal Scottish Academy Building and iii.) The Weston Link. Works by Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Gaug...

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Edinburgh Castle

Located in Edinburgh, Edinburgh, The Lowlands, Scotland

Less than a mile away.

One of Scotland's top tourist attractions. Built on the basalt plug of an extinct volcano. Edinburgh Castle domintaes the city. The castle houses the oldest building in Edinburgh, St Margaret's Chapel. Home to the Edinbu...

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Hotel Missoni, Edinburgh
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 136; Rates: £101 - £410 Per Night

Hotel Missoni Edinburgh is a luxurious new hotel on the Royal Mile Designed by famous Italian fashion house, Missoni, it has funky, stylish features and colourful designs...

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Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 44; Rates: £48 - £120 Per Night

The ideal base from which to discover all that Edinburgh has to offer, this budget hotel is situated within the historic Grassmarket area, only 2 minutesa walk from The Royal Mile...

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Apex City Hotel, Edinburgh
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 119; Rates: £77 - £255 Per Night

Ideally located in Edinburgh city centre, the Apex City Hotel is in the heart of Grassmarket with its lively shops, bars and restaurants, just 5 minutes' drive from Waverley Train Station...

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