5 Best Places to Visit in Scotland

If you’ve seen the TV series Reign, you’d know how rugged yet beautiful Scotland is. The European country is famous for mountaintop castles, beautiful beaches, and Queen Mary of Scots.

Scotland is a place of romance and treasury and has placed an essential role in the history of Europe. And if you are wondering, yes, real Scottish men wear skirts out there.

Here are the five best places to visit in Scotland:

1. Glasgow

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The largest city in Scotland, Glasgow, sits on the banks of River Clyde. It was earlier used as a port to trade goods with North America.

Today, the city is a paradise for shopaholics and music lovers—the city hosts at least 130 music events in a week.

2. Inverness

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If you love exploring things while walking, you should visit Inverness. The town has several medieval-aged stone buildings and an ancient Victorian-styled market.

Start your stroll alongside River Ness, and pass through the the Caledonian Canal and the Old Town. End your stroll by visiting the Inverness Castle.

3. Stirling

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It is a mid-century Scottish town famous for a 12th-century castle. In this castle, Queen Mary’s son, King James VI, was coronated in 1557. One of Scotland’s former kings, Robert the Bruce, also belonged to Stirling.

4. Edinburgh

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Since the 15th century, Scotland’s capital has had many things to see in Edinburgh. The city has been set for some of the most famous movies like The Da Vinci Code and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

It is also very famous for its international art festival, Fringe.

5. Loch Ness

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Most people visit Loch Ness to find the Ness monster in its lake, Nessie. Even though you won’t find it, visiting Loch Ness is a rather thrilling experience.

After spending some time at the lake, visit Drumnadrochit, a city that homes the Loch Ness exhibition center.

Have a happy trip to Scotland!

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