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New PDF release: 111 Places in Edinburgh that you shouldn't miss

By Gillian Tait

the final word insider's advisor to Edinburgh positive aspects fascinating and weird areas now not present in conventional trip courses. Edinburgh is rightly celebrated for its well-known old and cultural sights. yet for the discerning customer it has even more to provide clear of the well-worn vacationer path. This e-book takes you to hidden corners and mystery attractions during this urban of contrasts, exploring interesting destinations unknown even to such a lot citizens, and revealing unforeseen facets of a few commonplace neighborhood landmarks. surprise at a special underground temple hewn out of the residing rock; learn the way a world-famous illusionist got here to be buried the following – together with his puppy; discover why town council as soon as commissioned a major electrical blanket; glance out for the standard Edinburgh submit field with an explosive historical past. notice the human tales in the back of a variety of areas, either extraordinary and usual, bringing to existence the tremendously 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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