Signs of Edinburgh's long and fascinating history are prevalent all over, and there are opportunities to discover more about Scotland's capital city at the many museums, galleries and historical landmarks. Meanwhile there are plenty of top-class pubs, bars and restaurants where you can experience the local culture first hand. Edinburgh hosts a full and varied calendar of internationally-renowned events which ensures that, no matter what time of year, the city remains a hub of activity.As a tourist destination, Edinburgh should feature on everybody's hit list. Its striking image, together with its broad selection of culture and entertainment, has prompted the endowment of countless awards and accolades, recognising its position as one of the best cities in the world to visit.