Old Edinburgh: 11 photos of the oldest buildings still standing in Edinburgh today, including John Knox House

Boasting a higher concentration of ancient structures than most European cities, Scotland’s picture-postcard capital is envied the world over.

Indeed, Edinburgh has an incredible number of old buildings – many of them built more than 500 years ago.

Take a look through our photo gallery to see the 11 of the oldest buildings in the city.

And let us know your favourite in the comments section before you go.

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