Tourist Destination

The city attracts over 1 million overseas visitors a year, making it the second most visited tourist destination in the UK.

Green City

Edinburgh is a very green city - it is home to 112 public parks, including the popular Meadows and Bruntsfield Links.

Capital City

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and is one of the four capital cities in the UK.

Annual Festivals

Edinburgh hosts 21 festivals every year, including the world famous Edinburgh Fringe.

Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport is Scotland's largest (and the UK's 5th largest) airport handling over 9 million passengers in 2009.

Holyrood Palace

The Queen's second home, Holyrood Palace, is located in Edinburgh.


What's on in Edinburgh?

The city of inspiration

It is easy to see why Edinburgh is internationally recognised as one of the best cities in the world in which to live. The old mixes with award-winning contemporary design and modern architecture to create a unique blend of tradition and innovation - the perfect place to study.

During the summer Edinburgh hosts a variety of world-renowned festivals each year, catering for fans of everything from comedy, film and literature to food and music. With four universities and a large student population, it's the ideal place to prepare for your career and have fun at the same time.


The city's international airport makes for an easy journey from overseas and around the UK and Europe. Once you arrive, you'll find Edinburgh to be safe and compact enough to be able to travel around by foot or bicycle. Alternatively, a cheap, reliable and frequent bus service operates throughout the city.

Discover Edinburgh

EIC at Edinburgh Napier University

EIC at Edinburgh Napier University, Craiglockhart campus, Glenlockhart Road
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