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By Gillian Tait

the final word insider's consultant to Edinburgh positive factors fascinating and weird locations no longer present in conventional go back and forth courses. Edinburgh is rightly celebrated for its well-known old and cultural points of interest. yet for the discerning customer it has even more to supply clear of the well-worn vacationer path. This booklet takes you to hidden corners and mystery points of interest during this urban of contrasts, exploring attention-grabbing destinations unknown even to so much citizens, and revealing unforeseen points of a few general neighborhood landmarks. wonder at a special underground temple hewn out of the dwelling rock; learn the way a world-famous illusionist got here to be buried right here – together with his puppy; discover why town council as soon as commissioned a big electrical blanket; glance out for the standard Edinburgh publish field with an explosive heritage. observe the human tales at the back of quite a lot of locations, either unparalleled and average, bringing to existence the significantly diversified 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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