Not every city skyline includes an extinct volcano, an imposing hilltop castle and a series of centuries-old buildings, but Edinburgh’s awe-inspiring skyline is just one of the reasons Scotland’s capital is the best Time Out city for 2022.
Each year, the media company asks some 20,000 city dwellers around the world, alongside its network of global editors, to determine what makes their city beautiful through a survey known as the Time Out Index. Time Out uses the data obtained to compile its world ranking of cities.
It’s not just Edinburgh’s beauty that has earned it the top spot for 2022, the city is also known for its lively arts festivals and growing food scene, and locals surveyed praised the ease of walking from the city, as well as its welcoming and inclusive atmosphere.
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“It’s amazing how much the city has grown since we were kids growing up here,” the team behind Edinburgh’s recently opened Eleanore Wine Bar told CNN Travel. “It’s great to see him get the recognition he deserves.”
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