111 Places in Edinburgh that you shouldn't miss by Gillian Tait

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By Gillian Tait

the final word insider's consultant to Edinburgh positive factors fascinating and strange areas no longer present in conventional shuttle courses. Edinburgh is rightly celebrated for its recognized ancient and cultural sights. yet for the discerning customer it has even more to supply clear of the well-worn vacationer path. This booklet takes you to hidden corners and mystery attractions during this urban of contrasts, exploring interesting destinations unknown even to so much citizens, and revealing unforeseen points of a few typical neighborhood landmarks. surprise at a distinct underground temple hewn out of the dwelling rock; learn the way a world-famous illusionist got here to be buried the following – along with his puppy; discover why the town council as soon as commissioned an incredible electrical blanket; glance out for the normal Edinburgh submit field with an explosive heritage. detect the human tales at the back of quite a lot of locations, either unparalleled and normal, bringing to lifestyles the drastically assorted cityscape the place humans were leaving their mark for no less than 5,000 years. Entdecken Sie versteckte Orte und Geschichten abseits der bekannten Pfade, die den wahren Charakter Edinburghs enthüllen.Edinburgh ist berühmt für seine historischen und kulturellen Sehenswürdigkeiten. Aber es hat abseits der ausgetretenen Touristenpfade noch viel mehr zu bieten. Dieses Buch führt Sie zu versteckten und geheimen Plätzen in dieser Stadt der Gegensätze, es zeigt faszinierende Orte, die selbst den meisten Edinburghern unbekannt sind, und enthüllt unerwartete Aspekte bekannter Wahrzeichen. Bestaunen Sie einen einzigartigen unterirdischen Tempel, der aus einem Felsen gehauen wurde. Erfahren Sie, wie ein weltberühmter Zauberer hier gemeinsam mit seinem Hund beerdigt wurde. Finden Sie heraus, warum der Stadtrat einst eine riesige Heizdecke in Auftrag gegeben hat. Oder halten Sie Ausschau nach einem gewöhnlichen Edinburgher Briefkasten, hinter dem eine explosive Geschichte steckt.

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