Tourists, who enjoy making unusual excursions, are recommended to visit Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre. During the tour you will learn about all secrets and tricks of the process of making whiskey. Of course, the excursion will be finished with tasting best varieties of this amazing drink. Saint Giles Cathedral is one of the most famous religious sites of the city. The first church on the site of the original cathedral was built in the 9th century. During its many centuries long history the cathedral has been rebuilt several times. Thistle Chapel is located near the cathedral. The building of the chapel was completed in 1911. Royal Museum is surely among the most popular cultural institutions of the city. Here visitors can observe a rich collection of various art objects.
Princes Street is an excellent place for long unhurried walks. It was built in the 19th century and was named in honor of the sons of the royal family. During a walk through the picturesque street you will see a beautiful garden named Princes Street Gardens. The street is also the location of numerous interesting shops. Royal Mile Street is a no less charming place. This is the city’s main street, and so many interesting legends are connected with it. Locals say that during a walk on this street you can see ghosts, who are also walking down the street leisurely, admiring its beauty.
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