Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland is charming with an outstanding history and diverse yet delightful architecture. it is very famous for owning Scottish Pubs with a warm welcoming locals. the city is also well known for it's Castle, Alcoholic Beverages(particularly whiskey) and beautiful surroundings.
The city is very pleasant, because not only it has a ravishing background, but also it is very green, having many parks. You can feel the cities Scottish influence and aura, no matter which part of the city you are, and If you want to have fun, Edinburgh is a great place to be.
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In the mid 1500’s a wall was built to keep the English from invading the town again. This did not work however and between 1547 and 1645, much devastation struck the area; including a sacking of the castle, a civil war, and two major outbreaks of the plague. The town still prospered and in 1583, Edinburgh University opened. Ten years later, Lauriston Castle was built. King Charles I was crowned in Edinburgh, but quickly lost control of the Scottish people. After a series of let-downs, the king tried to change the Scottish religion. When an angry protester threw a stool at the Dean in St. Giles’ cathedral, a riot began and spread... Read more »
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