Auld Reekie, as Edinburgh is called, means ‘Old Smoky’ and reffers to the long by-gone times when the city’s sanitary condition was dare. Yet, the name does not fit modern Edinburgh. The capital city of Scotland is a cosmopolitan centre and the second, after London, major tourist destination in Britain. Large part of Edinburgh’s area have been listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site which should be the best reccommendation for those who consider visiting the city. The layout of oldest part of the historic centre, Old Town, has remained unchanged since the Medieval times with many buildings in the Reformation-era architecture style. Majestic Edinburgh Castle, situated on the top of an extinct volcano crag, overshadows the picturesque Old Town that slides down the slopes of the volcano hill. The Royal Mile begins with the Castle and runs past such worth visiting sites like the Holyrood House, the House of John Knox and many more. Large magnificent squares that mark the location of many of the city’s renowned buildings such as St Giles Cathedral, the Law Courts as well as the business centre are located in the vicinity of the Castle. Meanwhile, shopping amateurs definitely will not miss the opportunity to stroll through Princess Street as the street resides the greatest number of luxurious butiques in Edinburgh.
The number of visitors intensifies in August with the inauguration of the Edinburgh Festivals – a succession of cultural festivals that take place in August with the International Festival, Edinburgh Fringe nad Edinburgh Military Tattoo to name a few. The events attract crowds of people making the city a worldwide famous cultural centre. If you keep in mind the exciting nightlife of the Grassmarket area and fashionable George Street pubs and restaurants you will have a full view of the city’s original, cultural folklore.
Should you want to immerse yourself in the bustling cultural life, tour through the beautiful sites of the United Kingdom’s second most enchanting city or to have some rest appreciating a breathtaking view that opens from Arthur’s Seat, an inside- city hill that forms the centre of Holyrood House, unforgettable memories guaranteed..Whatever the reason for your visit to Edinburgh, you will not be dissapointed, especially that we have selected for you the most comfortable accomodation in the very heart of the city. The apartments have been tastefully furnished and comfortably appointed to meet the highest standards of modern accommodation. Can anyone afford to miss such an opportunity?