Edinburgh – The beating heart of Scotland Before Scotland’s capital city was lauded as the ‘Athens of the North,’ it was known as ‘Auld Reekie’ (Old Smokey). Renowned for its architectural splendour and naturally beautifully rugged landscapes, Edinburgh is full of hills, whisky and culture – topped off by Edinburgh Castle. Believe it or not, it sits on an extinct volcano which once spewed ash and lava. Our Edinburgh city silhouette includes: - Edinburgh Castle - The Hub - St Giles Cathedral - Scott Monument - The Balmoral Hotel - Barclay Viewforth Church - Jenners Building - St. Mary's Cathedral - Calton Hill - Dugald Steward Monument - Nelson Monument - National Monument Of Scotland. Designed in London, exclusively by Siluet - City Silhouettes.