Official Guide to Edinburgh
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Things To Do

A bustling and vibrant city, steeped in history and host to a variety of colourful festivals throughout the year, there is no shortage of things to do in Edinburgh. Read on to discover what this fantastic city has to offer, come rain or shine.

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Nights Out

Discover the Edinburgh nightlife and enjoy a superb night out in the capital.

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Hidden Gems

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Activities

Our hidden gems uncover the best things to do for a great day out in Edinburgh.

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Food and Drink

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Afternoon tea

From the deliciously decadent to a heartwarming brew, we lift the lid on the best afternoon tea in the city.

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Bars

A Mai Tai, rich red or hot toddy? What's your favourite? Discover the best bars in Edinburgh.

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Local Heroes

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Kevin Quantum

Find out more about the Physicist turned Magician who is behind the Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

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Maria Oller

Maria Oller, Artistic Director of Lung Ha Theatre Company, tells This is Edinburgh what the Edinburgh arts scene means to her.

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The Book Sculptor

The mysterious Book Sculptor talks to us about what they love most about Edinburgh’s City of Literature.

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Year of History Heritage and Archaeology

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EICC Innovation Lectures

Edinburgh International Conference Centre hosts a series of free lectures to celebrate Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

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