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15 of the strangest questions tourists ask about Edinburgh - answered

If you've ever wondered about Arthur's seat, the smell at Haymarket and what time the one o'clock gun goes off, you're not alone.

From enquiries about the time of the one o'clock gun to questions on how often the Castle is bought and sold, here are the most commonly asked questions about Edinburgh.

Despite the clue being in the name, people have asked this. The answer, of course, is one o'clock.

1. What time is the one o'clock gun?

Despite the clue being in the name, people have asked this. The answer, of course, is one o'clock.
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Despite being the other side of the world, it is indeed the same moon.

2. Is the moon I see in New Zealand the same moon I see in Scotland?

Despite being the other side of the world, it is indeed the same moon.
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This is referring to the Royal Military Tattoo, which runs throughout August.

3. When is the Regimental Ratatoullie?

This is referring to the Royal Military Tattoo, which runs throughout August.
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Visit Scotland respond with: "Why didn't they build the Castle closer to the airport?'" to explain to people just how old Scotland is and its history.

4. Isn't it convenient how they built the Castle so close to the train station?!

Visit Scotland respond with: "Why didn't they build the Castle closer to the airport?'" to explain to people just how old Scotland is and its history.
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