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Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and the second largest city in the country after Glasgow. It is famous for it's rich culture and fine architecture.
The city is a home of the Scottish parliament and hosts one of the most prestigious universities in the United Kingdom, The University of Edinburgh.
The most popular attractions are the Edinburgh Castle on an extinct volcano, the Royal Mile busiest tourist street, the Holyrood Palace (official residence of the monarch) and The National Gallery of Scotland.
The famous Edinburgh castle looks down on the shopping district Princes Street and other popular castles include Blackness,
Crichton, Dirleton, Craigmillar, Lauriston and Tantallon Castle.
The Scottish parliament buildings and The National Gallery of Scotland are located In the New city of Edinburgh. In the west of the castle is the financial district, with all the banks and insurance companies.
Edinburgh and the Lothians have many fascinating museums. You can see a T-Rex at the National Museum of Scotland,a Concorde at the National Museum of Flight and Steiff Bears at the world’s only dedicated Museum of Childhood.
For shopping in Edinburgh there are several great spots besides Princes Street, which are to be found on George Street and the St James Centre.
From the end of July until early September each year one of the world's largest festivals is held and is called The Edinburgh Festival. It offers cultural events including art, theatre, opera, music and dance as well as the traditional Military Tattoo.
Edinburgh is also a great city for playing golf and within a short distance you will find some of Scotland’s most famous and historic golf courses.
Edinburgh public transport network is consisted of local buses allowing frequent travel throughout Edinburgh and the Lothians.
A small number of suburban rail routes run from the main Edinburgh station called Waverley station.
Both Edinburgh Waverley and Edinburgh Haymarket station offer transportation from Edinburgh to Glasgow and other Scottish and English destinations, including a GNER stopping service to London King's Cross.
There is a single tram line currently being built in Edinburgh that will link St Andrew's Square in the centre of Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport on the west, passing through the New Town to the city centre.
Regarding Edinburgh taxi service, the city offers a choice between Edinburgh cabs that can be hailed on the street and Edinburgh private cab which must be booked in advance.
Book your private taxi, mini-bus or a bus with City Airport Taxis for a comfortable, fast and low cost transfer in Edinburgh.
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is located 8 miles west of the city centre. It serves 50 airlines flying to about 85 destinations in Europe, the UK, Ireland and a few North American hub cities.
It has one passenger terminal with a ground and first level.
How to get from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh?
Edinburgh airport does not have its own train station, but there are regular bus routes between Edinburgh airport and Edinburgh station.
National Express bus operates at a number of destinations like Corstorphine and Edinburgh City Centre which are close to the airport.
The bus stands can be found at the front of the terminal building outside the UK arrivals lounge. The number 100 bus is a regular shuttle from Edinburgh Airport that makes a connection from Edinburgh Airport to Edinburgh city centre (close to the bus and train stations and the high street).
Taxis are a great, convenient and cheap way to get from Edinburgh airport to Edinburgh city centre. By booking a private Edinburgh Airport taxi in advance you can save a lot of money and time.
A private Edinburgh Airport transfer includes flight monitoring and the driver will be waiting for you at the arrivals with a sign showing your name.
Make your journey a pleasant and enjoyable experience by booking your Edinburgh transfer with City Airport Taxis!