Edinburgh Local Attractions
Every year the streets of Edinburgh come to life during the festival months in the summer and the festive period over Christmas and New Year. You can be in the heart of all the action with the Point Hotel. The Point Hotel’s central location is just a stones thrown away from all that is going on in Edinburgh, so you will never miss a thing, CLICK HERE TO CHECK AVAILABILITY AND BOOK.
Sitting majestically over Edinburgh on an extinct volcano, the Castle is truly one of Scotland’s most iconic visitor attractions and has been the residence of some of Scotland’s most famous Kings and Queens for centuries. Here visitors can see the Scottish Crown jewels, the Stone of Destiny, which has seen many previous monarchs crowned, and look out for the one o’clock cannon, which is fired daily.
Edinburgh Dungeons documents and celebrates the darker side of Scotland’s history. With gruesome interactive live shows including the story of Mary King’s Close, Sawney Bean, the notorious Burke and Hare, and terrifying tours of catacombs, this is a fascinating day out for only the very brave!
Having recently undergone massive renovation, the National Museum of Scotland now holds some 20,000 exhibits of art, science and technology, Scottish history, the natural world and world cultures which are spread across 36 galleries.
Disney's The Lion King, the world's number 1 musical seen by nearly 70 million people is now on it's FIRST UK tour. This worldwide theatrical phenomenon will have it's Scottish premiere in October 2013 at the Edinburgh Playhouse. The show will run for a limited season from October 2013 to January 2014 and the show's only Scottish dates!
Make an evening of your time at The Lion King and enjoy a relaxing stay at The Point Hotel. Our City Centre location makes us an ideal place to relax after taking in this fantastic show