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Edinburgh Scotland's capital city is known for its medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with its lavish gardens and neoclassical architecture. The city is located on the southeast part of Scotland approximately sixty miles from the Scotland – England Border and around fifty miles east of Glasgow which is Scotland’s largest city. The city is very compact in nature and is full of rolling hills. The city can be visited all year around with plenty of things going on throughout the year. The city is well known for its diverse range of festivals with the month of August being when some of the biggest take place such as the Arts or Fringe Festival to name a few. During Christmas and New Year, there are some great festivals on and it is a very popular time to visit during these events. Towering over the city majestically is Edinburgh Castle the coronation place of Scottish rulers, home to Scotland’s crown jewels and the Stone of Destiny. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with far-reaching views, and Calton Hill is topped with interesting monuments and memorials. There is so much to see and do in Edinburgh, it is a great base for exploring the Border regions and to see the historical town of St Andrews.