Things to do in Edinburgh
What old buildings are there?:
Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse Palace are very famous. The Palace is closed when the Queen comes to Edinburgh.
Is there a good art gallery?:
Yes, there is. The National Gallery of Scotland has got painting by El Greco, Titian , Botticelli, Van Dyck, Monet and Cezanne. There is also the National Gallery of Modern Art.
Is there a science museum?:
No, there isn’t. but there is an interesting ‘Science Zone’ in the Royal Museum.
Are there good shops?
Yes, there are excellent clothes shops in Princes Street and George Street. Jenner is a famous department store. There are souvenir shops in The Royal Mile.
There are also two big shopping centers.
How many football teams are there?:
There are two football teams, hearts and Hibs, but there aren’t any world-famous teas. The two famous teams, Celtic and Rangers, are from Glasgow.
Are there places to swin or ski?:
There are sport centers with good swimming pools. There isn’t a ski resort near the city but there is an artificial ski slope!
What is the nightlife like?:
Fantastic! Visit Rocking Horse or Liquid Room for brilliant music and dancing. And there is the famous ‘Edinburgh Festival’, the cultural event of the year. In August, Edinburgh is one big party with great music, theatre and films!