Edinburgh Scotland beautiful, unique and a wonderful place to visit. If you are traveling to Edinburgh you will surely want to see places like the Edinburgh castle, the John Knox House, the National Gallery, the Georgina House and more. Edinburgh is packed full of beautiful and exciting historic places that will take you back in time and teach you about the city and the people of Scotland.
As a visitor or a regular, getting around a large city especially if you are a visitor is sometimes complicated and intimidating. If you are from another country then you feel even more estranged on where you are, where you want to be and how to get there.
Many main attractions are in city centre and within walking distance of one another. Local bus services cover almost the entire city and trains and bus services cover the larger Lothian Region. You can down load and print out free route maps that will help you with your journey around Edinburgh.
Edinburgh bus station has many local buses that cover Edinburgh, such as Lothian Buses and First buses that operate in all sections of the city. There are also a number of bus tour companies that you can take to travel through the area. Some of the bus tours have a “Hop on and hop off” service where you can travel as much or as little as you want and all in your own leisure.
Some of the common routes that the buses travel are on Howe Street, Dundas Street, Broughton Street, Leith Walk, London Road, Canongate, Nicolson Street, Potterrow, Tollcross, Fountain.bridge, West Approach Rd., Shandwick Place and Queensferry St.
Edinburgh has two main train stations the Edinburgh Waverley that covers city centre and Haymarket which covers the west end.
If you have an itinerary in mind and know exactly what you want to see you could print out the maps offered on many web sites for visitors and travelers and see if the address you are looking for is on a bus or train route. You could also call the attraction and inquire if they have bus or train service to their establishment. But your best bet would be to call the train or bus stations your self. Then you can receive their routes, maps and times that trains and buses pick up passengers.
There really is not any place in Edinburgh you will not be able to get to because the train and bus’s are plentiful and they have taxis, bike trails and trams. Getting around in Edinburg will not be difficult and the information on where to go and how to get there in the city is to obtain with just a little research and a few emails or calls you will be ready to see the sights!