Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

The Old Town (Scots: Auld Toun) is the name popularly given to the oldest part of Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh. The area has preserved much of its medieval street plan and many Reformation-era buildings. Together with the 18th-century New Town, it is a protected UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Outline
The Old Town (Scots: Auld Toun) is the name popularly given to the oldest part of Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh.

Recommended world heritage video

  1. Warszawa

    Warszawa

  2. Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

    Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

  3. San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries

    San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries

  1. Canterbury Cathedral, St. Augustine’s Abbey, and St. Martin’s Church

    Canterbury Cathedral, St. Augustine’s Abbey, and St. Martin’s Church

  2. Monastic Island of Reichenau

    Monastic Island of Reichenau

  3. Palmeral of Elche

    Palmeral of Elche

  1. Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna

    Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna

  2. Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias

    Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias

  3. Lednice – Valtice Cultural Landscape

    Lednice – Valtice Cultural Landscape

  1. Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns

    Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns

  2. Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay

    Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay

  3. Medieval Town of Torun

    Medieval Town of Torun

  1. Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct

    Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct

  2. Porto Venere

    Porto Venere

  3. Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

    Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

  1. Ensemble of the Ferrapontov Monastery

    Ensemble of the Ferrapontov Monastery

  2. Ring of Brodgar

    Ring of Brodgar

  3. Our Lady of Ljeviš

    Our Lady of Ljeviš

  1. Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)

    Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)

  2. Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island

    Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island

  3. Schokland and Surroundings

    Schokland and Surroundings

  1. Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

    Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

  2. Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

    Old and New Towns of Edinburgh

  3. Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada

    Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada

  1. Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

    Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

  2. Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

    Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

  3. Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona

    Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona

  1. Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof

    Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof

  2. Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura

    Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura

  3. Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe

    Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe

  1. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims

    Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims

  2. Works of Antoni Gaudí

    Works of Antoni Gaudí

  3. Røros Mining Town and the Circumference

    Røros Mining Town and the Circumference

  1. Costiera Amalfitana

    Costiera Amalfitana

  2. L’viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre

    L’viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre

  3. La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia

    La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia

  1. City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

    City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

  2. Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

    Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

  3. Litomyšl Castle

    Litomyšl Castle

facebook comments
Comment
To the Top