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It was here between 1768 and 1771, that the first edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica was printed, which is to this day still has the Scottish thistle emblem printed on the cover.

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st. High Edinburgh

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St Giles' Cathedral St Giles' Cathedral
St Giles' Cathedral
This Presbyterian cathedral dates for
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Parliament House Parliament House
Parliament House
The Parliament was built in the 17C upon
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Lady Stair's House - Writer's Museum Lady Stair's House - Writer's Museum
Lady Stair's House - Writer's Museum
Build in 1622, this house belongs to the
Gladstone's Land Gladstone's Land
Gladstone's Land
This narrow six-floored house typifies
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Tron Kirk
Tron Kirk
Formerly the traditional place for a get
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National Museum of Scotland National Museum of Scotland
National Museum of Scotland
Two adjoining buildings make up the
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St Giles' Cathedral St Giles' Cathedral
St Giles' Cathedral
This Presbyterian cathedral dates for
0:30
Parliament House Parliament House
Parliament House
The Parliament was built in the 17C upon
0:15
Gladstone's Land Gladstone's Land
Gladstone's Land
This narrow six-floored house typifies
0:30
See all