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    • samphe
    • By samphe 15th Jul 17, 6:21 PM
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    Any Edinburgh locals that can help?
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    Any Edinburgh locals that can help? 15th Jul 17 at 6:21 PM
    I'm not sure this is really the right place to post this, but I thought that someone may be able to help. This is for an idea for a present for someone that is from Edinburgh. I need to know of iconic things/buildings/products/locations in Edinburgh. I can google search and get images like castles, but if there's anyone from Edinburgh that really knows things the locals know of? E.g, I'm from Cardiff and ideas for the equivalent type of things would be as listed below:

    Clarks pies
    Brains beer
    Caroline Street chip shop
    Cardiff Castle
    Roath Park lighthouse
    Pierhead building
    Spillers record shop
    Llandaff cathedral

    If there's a better place to post this, please let me know. Thanks
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    • sweetilemon
    • By sweetilemon 15th Jul 17, 7:38 PM
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    • 15th Jul 17, 7:38 PM
    I'm not local, just live in Scotland so not got as much specialised knowledge as you might get but. ..

    I love Edinburgh Zoo and the dungeon's. They do some great ghost walks and a tour around old Edinburgh underground which I've never been on but heard it's great. The Trams are new to Edinburgh finally...think the locals are now sick of them lol. Took ages and cost far more than planned! I ate in hard rock cafe and a Vietnamese place, think I had and afternoon tea too but there are plenty around - I'm sure someone will recommend places. I'm from the west coast so we have salt and vingear on our chips but Edinburgh are all about the salt and sauce!
    • sheramber
    • By sheramber 16th Jul 17, 11:17 AM
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    • 16th Jul 17, 11:17 AM
    Edinburgh Rock, Edinburgh Castle, Scott Monument, Princes street Gardens, Holyrood Palace, Holyrood Park, Scottish Parliament Building, Royal Mile, Greyfriar's Bobby.
    • loadsacash
    • By loadsacash 19th Jul 17, 8:35 AM
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    • 19th Jul 17, 8:35 AM
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    • 19th Jul 17, 8:35 AM
    What about Harburn Hobbies
    The Meadows
    Craigmiller Castle
    The Trams
    Treat everyday as your last one on earth! and one day you will be right.
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