Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, atop a rocky outcrop in the heart of Scotland’s capital.
One of the oldest structures of its type, the site of the castle is believed to have been used as a fortress in the Iron Age.
The castle has had a noteworthy military presence since the 16th century and remains a garrison to this day.
Read this official souvenir guide to learn about the important events and characters from this tourist attraction’s past.
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