Top ten places to visit in Scotland
Here is a list of 10 awesome places to visit in Scotland:
1. One of the many cathedrals and chapels of Edinburgh, particularly Rosslyn Chapel, made famous, perhaps mostly by The Da Vinci Code novel.
2. The Abbey and Palace of Holyroodhouse, a royal residence that is host to the Queen's Gallery which contains art from the Royal collection.
3. Walk up Arthur's Seat, an extinct volcano that offers a incredible panorama of the city from the summit.
4. Edinburgh in the summer, is often called the city of festivals. Edinburgh is home to over ten festivals during the summer, including the Fringe Festival, the International Festival, the Military Tattoo, and the Edinburgh International Film Festival to name just a few.
5. The Tall Ship, or the Glenlee, which was built in 1896 and is one of the only five Clydebuilt sailing ships left in the world that are afloat and restored.
It is now berthed at the Riverside museum which is part of Scotland's Museum of Transport and Travel.
You can explore the Tall Ship and of course the museum as well.
6. The Edinburgh Zoo, particularly to watch the Penguin parade.
7. Take a walk along the Glasgow Green which was founded in 1450 by a royal grant and is home to Nelson's Memorial, The Peoples Palace and The Doulton Fountain which is the largest terracotta fountain in the world.
8. Take a ride on the West Highland Railway, you can go from Glasgow to Crianlarch and back.
One of the most beautiful train rides in the world, you'll see castles and meadows and the River Cylde, you'll pass under Erskine Bridge. The train ride also takes you past Loch Lomond and Locklong.
9. A short day-trip from Glasgow, the Isle of Arran is often considered to be Scotland in Miniature and allows you to enjoy gardens, Brodick Bay, a castle and a variety of archaeological artifacts that are around the island.
10. Visit the city of Stirling which is considered the spiritual home of Braveheart, you'll also want to check out the castle while you are there.
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Posted By : Divya Walmiki