Head inside to explore the delights of this medieval fortress, built upon the site of an extinct volcano, and enjoy breathtaking, panoramic views of ancient Scotland. This iconic castle has played an important role in Scottish military history and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Walk through the castle that housed royalty for years, and discover the stories of its battles and sieges, a source of inspiration for generations.
Dating back to the 11th century BC, Edinburgh Castle houses the Honors (Crown Jewels) of Scotland, the Stone of Destiny, the famous 15th-century gun Mons Meg, the 1 o'Clock Gun, and the National War Museum of Scotland.
Visit St. Margaret’s Chapel—a beautifully decorated and tranquil place of worship constructed in the 12th century. As you stroll inside, absorb the scene of the notable battles that Edinburgh Castle has witnessed, such as the War of Independence, fought between the Scots and the English in the 14th century.