10 Places to visit in Edinburgh for free


Enjoy a leisurely stroll through this stunning garden, featuring a vast collection of plants from around the world.

Royal Botanic Garden


Hike up this extinct volcano for panoramic views of the city skyline and surrounding landscapes.

Arthur's Seat


Another great spot for views, Calton Hill is home to several monuments including the National Monument and Nelson Monument.

Calton Hill


Discover Scotland's rich history, culture, and natural heritage through fascinating exhibits and interactive displays.

National Museum of Scotland


Admire masterpieces by renowned artists such as Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Monet in this impressive art gallery.

Scottish National Gallery


Explore this historic cathedral, known for its stunning architecture and intricate stained glass windows.

St. Giles' Cathedral


Relax in these beautiful gardens situated in the heart of the city, with iconic views of Edinburgh Castle.

Princes Street Gardens


Learn about Scotland's literary greats, including Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, and Robert Louis Stevenson, in this charming museum.

The Writers' Museum


Wander through this picturesque neighborhood, known for its quaint cottages, waterways, and scenic walks along the Water of Leith.

Dean Village


Take a guided tour or simply admire the striking architecture of this modern building, which reflects Scotland's democratic values.

The Scottish Parliament Building


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