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Scotland–Of United Kingdom
Scotland has an ecstatic beauty of nature with numerous castles standing within forest and highland areas. The country has a unique location. On one hand, the southern part of the country shares a border with England, on the eastern portion by the North Sea, on the northern and eastern portion by the Atlantic Ocean, and on the southwestern region by the Irish Sea. Due to the location, the temperature of Scotland is temperate and oceanic in nature. In the financial sector, this country has highly contributed to the world. This is because Edinburgh being the country’s capital holds Europe’s largest financial centers. Once you visit the place, you will realize that the buildings have a touch of Roman architecture in its architectural structure.
Places to visit in Scotland:
Edinburgh Castle –
The Castle has dominated the city’s skyline for centuries, standing upon the top of volcanic Castle Rock. Its height is the main feature that attracts tourists from all over the world. Today the castle has become the home of Scotland’s crown jewels, three military museums, the Scottish National War Memorial, the Prisons of War exhibition, etc.
National Gallery of Scotland –
The gallery is situated at the center of the city on the intersection of Prince Street and the Mound. According to the report, the gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world. The gallery holds some of the rare collections of Western artworks by Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Rubens, Monet, etc.
Glasgow Science Center –
The famous science mall of Glasgow looks like a silver glass balloon with three floors containing various kinds of science experiments, demonstrations, and also a 3D theater for the tourists to entertain.
Royal Museum –
it is the best museum in Scotland containing some of the rare collection of antiques belonging to Scotland’s royal family. The collection mainly contains international artifacts.
Other than these, the culture and customs of Scotland are quite famous all over Europe. One of the important features is Scottish music which has the influence of both traditional music as well as modern music. The most famous traditional musical instrument is the Great Highland Bagpipe. For this Band Bagpipe is famous all over Scotland.