Gillian Tait's 111 Places in Edinburgh that you shouldn't miss PDF

By Gillian Tait

ISBN-10: 395451883X

ISBN-13: 9783954518838

the last word insider's advisor to Edinburgh positive factors attention-grabbing and strange areas no longer present in conventional go back and forth publications. Edinburgh is rightly celebrated for its recognized historic and cultural sights. yet for the discerning customer it has even more to provide clear of the well-worn vacationer path. This ebook takes you to hidden corners and mystery points of interest during this urban of contrasts, exploring interesting destinations unknown even to such a lot citizens, and revealing unforeseen elements of a few usual neighborhood landmarks. wonder at a distinct underground temple hewn out of the dwelling rock; find out how a world-famous illusionist got here to be buried the following – along with his puppy; discover why town council as soon as commissioned a major electrical blanket; glance out for the standard Edinburgh publish field with an explosive historical past. notice the human tales at the back of a variety of areas, either unprecedented and common, bringing to existence the drastically diversified 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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