Edinburgh Castle is a symbol of Edinburgh and even the spirit of Scotland. It stands on the top of an extinct volcanic rock, with a slope and three cliffs. As long as you hold the castle gate on the slope, the city is a solid military fortress. It is a high-rise overlooking downtown Edinburgh. This literary Scottish capital has a panoramic view of many magnificent buildings, including ancient churches and Victorian architectural masterpieces, blending classic and modern.
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Shun Royal Mile all the way up is the vicissitudes of Edinburgh Castle, the auburn castle has a breath of breath. Through the majestic city gate, follow the slightly difficult road to walk, all the way to the center of the castle, looking in the direction of the barrel, I think that what I saw was the soldiers seen hundreds of years ago, whether it is In the Latin version of the door shield emblem, "If a person commits me, I must be a prisoner", or a lot of mighty artillery in the fort, Edinburgh is a portrayal of the unyielding character of the Scots.
Those who travel to Edinburgh will not miss Edinburgh Castle because it is located on top of the granite of the extinct volcano and can be seen in every corner of the city centre. The charm of Edinburgh Castle lies in its ancient history. It was once a Scottish royal fort and an important military fortress, a spiritual symbol of Scotland. It became a royal bastion in the 6th century. In 1093, Queen Margaret died. The castle has since become an important royal residence and national administrative center. It has been one of the most important royal castles in Britain since the Middle Ages. At the beginning of the century, the Holyrood Palace was completed, replacing Edinburgh Castle as the main residence of the royal family.
My personal favorite room in Edinburgh Castle is the highest St. Margaret Chapel, the oldest building in the castle, with three beautiful painted windows depicting how Margaret Queen became a saint ......
When you first see the true meaning of "The Stone of Destiny", don't be too surprised, yes, this is a big slate. The Scottish people say it is the travel pillow of Jacob in Genesis. It is a holy thing. The earliest record about it was that before the Scots, the Irish first used it as a rock, and later fell into the hands of the Scots.
Edinburgh Castle stands tall at the center of the city atop an extinct volcano. The castle on top of the cliffs is imposingly magnificent. A witness to Scotland's long history, it has served as a royal residence, a military fortress and even a prison. In later eras, the king began to renovate the castle into a residential palace. Currently, the oldest extant part of the building is a small chapel which was built in the 11th century. It can be said that Edinburgh Castle is at the core of Scottish national history. On display in the castle you can see the Scottish crown jewels and the famous Stone of Destiny. Historically, Scottish royalty sat on it during their coronation ceremony.
The property has audio tours in foreign languages that can be rented, at the ticket office when you enter the castle.