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12 bizarre facts you wouldn’t believe are true about Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the top tourist destination in Scotland and the number one UK destination outside London. Our city’s abundance of curiosities could take even the most seasoned ‘Edinburger’ by surprise…

By Thomas Mackay
Monday, 20th June 2022, 2:05 pm
Updated Monday, 20th June 2022, 2:08 pm

Yearly, our capital city welcomes 3.69 million visitors from all across the globe (a number akin to the entire population of Eritrea paying us a visit in just 1 year!).

So, with a steady population and an endless supply of tourists, you’d assume we’ve got the city figured out right? Wrong. What do we mean? Well, continue reading to discover 12 bizarre facts about Auld Reekie. (Scots: ‘Old Smoky’)

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