About Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress perched above the city skyline of Edinburgh, Scotland. Research undertaken in 2014 identified Edinburgh Castle fell foul to 26 sieges in its 1100-year-old history, giving it a claim to having been "the most besieged place in Great Britain and one of the most attacked in the world". Despite this, and due to numerous renovations, the castle still stands in great standing and impeccable condition given its age.
The castle is currently Scotland's most visited tourist attraction, bringing in over 1.4 million visitors per year.
AddressEdinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG
tel: 0131 225 9846
1 Apr - 30 Sept - 9.30am - 6pm
1 Oct - 31 Mar - 9am - 5pm
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