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22 great things to do in Edinburgh this week

Soak up everything Edinburgh has to offer this week, even if the full 22 might be tricky...

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The best art galleries in Edinburgh

From classy independent collections to the National Gallery, quality art is everywhere in Edinburgh

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Top ten Edinburgh attractions

Views from Edinburgh Castle, tea on the Royal Yacht Britannia, Hollyrood House - don't let the tourists have all the fun

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The best museums in Edinburgh

From grisly anatomical studies to local artefacts and intriguing curios, Edinburgh is well stocked

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Recommended events in Edinburgh

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Smokies

Ramesh Meyyappan draws on his physical theatre/circus background for this ghoulish folk tale

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Night in the Garden

This nocturnal light show is set to transform some of the Royal Botanic Gardens' best-known landmarks

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Generation: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

The National Gallery of Modern Art helps celebrate a quarter-century of Scottish visual art

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The best theatres in Edinburgh

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Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Home to the Scottish Opera, the Scottish Ballet, world class theatre and its very own ghost story, this grand old spot is one of the city's best

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Summerhall

Edinburgh’s newest – and hippest – multi-arts venue. It even has its own craft brewery

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Royal Lyceum Theatre

One of the city's oldest theatres, the programme here is impressive

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Traverse Theatre

A doyen of Edinburgh’s cultural scene, the Trav recently celebrated 50 years at the top

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The Edinburgh Playhouse

An iconic - and huge - theatre space, popular with touring musicals

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