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By Gillian Tait

the final word insider's advisor to Edinburgh good points fascinating and strange locations no longer present in conventional go back and forth publications. Edinburgh is rightly celebrated for its well-known ancient and cultural sights. yet for the discerning customer it has even more to supply clear of the well-worn vacationer path. This publication takes you to hidden corners and mystery attractions during this urban of contrasts, exploring attention-grabbing destinations unknown even to such a lot citizens, and revealing unforeseen points of a few typical neighborhood landmarks. wonder at a different underground temple hewn out of the dwelling rock; find out how 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 normal Edinburgh put up field with an explosive heritage. detect the human tales at the back of a variety of areas, either unheard of and average, bringing to lifestyles the enormously assorted cityscape the place humans were leaving their mark for a minimum of 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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