Greyfriars Bobby Statue
Probably the most popular photo opportunity in Edinburgh, the life-size statue of Greyfriars Bobby, a Skye terrier who captured the...
One of Edinburgh's most famous churches, Greyfriars Kirk was built on the site of a Franciscan friary and opened for worship on...
Greyfriars Kirkyard is one of Edinburgh's most evocative cemeteries, a peaceful green oasis dotted with elaborate monuments. Many famous...
A cross between a traditional pub and a pre-club bar, Villager has a comfortable, laid-back vibe. It can be standing-room only in the...
Chic and sleek, with a great view of the castle, Tower is perched in a turret atop the National Museum of Scotland building. A...
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Elephant House information
This is the cafe where JK Rowling famously wrote in the days before Harry Potter was published, and boy, is it cashing in on the connection – there are photos of Rowling on the wall, the toilet walls are densely scribbled with Potter-related graffiti, and you can barely move for tourists taking selfies. Still, it serves excellent coffee and tasty, home-made food at reasonable prices.