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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

 
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added on 4th of February, 2015

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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Edinburgh History

Edinburgh grew and continued to prosper, but by the early 1700’s the town was very overcrowded.  At that time, a new part of town was built.  Since the town did not have any major manufacturing industries, other than shipbuilding, Edinburgh eventually lost some of its importance to Glasgow during the 1800’s.  There were also two outbreaks of cholera between 1832 and 1849.  The town still grew in population, though, and during the mid 1800’s it received numerous immigrants from Ireland who were escaping the famine.  During the following century, Edinburgh continued to avoid becoming an industrial city and it is still a haven for... Read more »

 
 
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