Old and New Towns of Edinburgh - Scotland, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust
N 55° 56.910 W 003° 11.910
30U E 487603 N 6200365
Quick Description: Edinburgh offers a unique blend of architectural styles from different centuries.
Location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/19/2014 8:40:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMMGT9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Tervas
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Long Description:
The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh are listed as World Heritage Site since 1995.
Whereas the Old Town dates from the Middle Ages, the New Town to its north was constructed during the 18th century. Both comprise many important buildings. This blend of architectural styles from different historic periods gives Edinburgh its unique atmosphere.

The coordinates point to the castle entry as a cental historic point of the city. Please note that there is an entrance fee to the castle.
The main waymark picture shows Edinburgh as an ensemble as seen from Arthur's Seat.
Type: Site

Reference number: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/728

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