Edinburgh has been named the best city in the world to live.
Steeped in history and bustling with culture, here are ten reasons why Edinburgh is the best place to live.
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Edinburgh is steeped in history and boasts some of the most beautiful architecture in the world. Need we say more? Unique to Edinburgh with each shop creating their own secret recipe, chippy sauce has something the city is known for. Arthur's Seat is the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh, described by Robert Louis Stevenson as "a hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design". Edinburgh has a great literary past, with Muriel Spark's novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie being one of the most well-known books set in the Capital. People from around the world flock to the Capital each year for some of the biggest and best festivals, including the Edinburgh International Festival. Edinburgh is home to a number of Michelin-starred restaurants, including The Kitchin on Commercial Street. Greyfriar's Bobby is an Edinburgh icon - but keep your hands off his nose! You haven't lived until you've been on a night out in the Capital. We're a friendly bunch in the Capital, especially during the summer months. Edinburgh is home to the Scottish Parliament, located in the Holyrood area of the Capital.