Edinburgh is is the capital of Scotland, the seat of the Scottish parliament and government, the largest city by area and the second largest by population in the country. The City of Edinburgh Council governs one of Scotland’s 32 local government council areas. The council area includes urban Edinburgh and a 30 square miles (78 km2) rural area. Located in the south-east of Scotland, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea.
This video features footage from a 5 mile (8 Km) walk around Edinburgh city centre. The walk began in the early afternoon and finished in the late afternoon / early evening after the sun had set. The locations in the video are identified as follows: Scott Monument, Princes Street, Jenners, Christmas Market, Edinburgh Castle, Royal Scottish Academy, Princes Street Gardens, Frederick Street, Ross Fountain, Johnston Terrace, City Centre, Firth of Forth, Arthur’s Seat, Grassmarket, Royal Mile, Lawnmarket, Bank Hotel, Tron Kirk, Paisley Close, High Street, Edinburgh Waverley Station, Waverley Bridge, Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh City Council, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Park, Abbey Strand, Calton Road, Burns Monument, Regent Road, District Court, Nelson Monument, St Andrew’s House, Waterloo Place, Dugald Stewart Monument, Calton Hill, Royal Observatory, Scottish Monument, Guildford Arms, St. Andrew Street, Melville Monument, St Andrew Square, The Dome, Le Monde Hotel, Hanover Street, Frederick Street, Cruise, Castle Street and Rose Street.