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Edinburgh Castle Admission Ticket

What to do in Edinburgh? Purchase an Edinburgh Castle admission ticket and explore the fortress that defines the skyline and history of the Scottish capital.

Highlights
• Be dazzled by the Honours of Scotland, Britain’s oldest crown jewels
• See the Stone of Destiny, Scotland’s inauguration stone, removed by the English in 1296 and returned in 1996
• Set your watch by the One o’Clock Gun, fired daily except Sundays
• Enter Edinburgh’s oldest building, St Margaret’s Chapel, built around 1130 by David I
• Admire the late-medieval ceiling of the Great Hall, built around 1510 for James IV
• Look for Mons Meg, a huge, late-medieval siege cannon, among the castle artillery

Edinburgh Castle Admission Ticket

Climb Castlehill to visit this mighty fortress and former royal house, now a major part of UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Old and New Towns of Edinburgh. Crown jewels from Scotland are among the national treasures on display inside the walls of the castle.

To this day the Edinburgh Castle remains an active military base. An annual highlight is the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo which is held every August on Castle Esplanade.

No travel to Scotland’s capital is complete without a visit to Edinburgh Castle-voted Best UK Heritage Attraction in a row at the British Travel Awards for the fourth year.

Edinburgh Castle is also a famous filming location and features as a starring James McAvoy in the film adaptation of Irvine Welsh novel Filth.

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