The Royal Mile (the High Street) stretches from the castle to Holyrood Palace. Full of speciality shops, small restaurants and characterful bars. It is the focal point during the Festival with a carnival atmosphere thanks to the street performers and market stalls.
Once of the most talked about and expensive buildings in Scotland. Its design has generated many different opinions and it is well worth booking in to one of their tours which explains the workings of the Scottish government and the buildings design.