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The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland  

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List of top things to do in Scotland. This list ranks the best attractions in Scotland. Scotland is full of history and rich tradition. From famous battlegrounds to beautiful landscapes, Scotland is a great place to visit with plenty of attractions for visitors. Scotland is truly one of Britain's most unique destinations with curiosities and Scottish folklore that match the breathtaking landscapes, stone ruins and massive castles. 

Did you know that the national animal of Scotland is the unicorn? Though you won't be able to get a glimpse of the magical creature, Scotland offers plenty of pride in other Scottish traditions. If you're feeling adventurous, the national dish of Scotland is a plate of haggis. Robert Burns wrote a poem all about the the savory-style pudding that is often served with "neep and tatties" or turnips and potatoes. For those less adventurous, you can always find the traditional Scottish dish of fish and chips served alongside the famous Scottish whiskey. 

One of the most famous lakes in the world is located in Scotland, the Loch Ness. Located in the Scottish Highlands, the Loch Ness is Scotland's second largest lake. Due to its massive depth, the Loch Ness is famous for sightings of the Loch Ness Monster. Because the water is so deep and murky, the dark waters offer low visibility and is the perfect scene for a scary aqua monster lurking underneath the waves.

What are the top attractions in Scotland? Use this list to rank up Scotland's top points of interest.  
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Edinburgh Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Loch Ness is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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Ben Nevis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Europe
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Skye is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Inner Hebrides, Scotland
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Eilean Donan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Inner Hebrides, Scotland
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Glen Coe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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Stirling Castle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Stirling, Scotland
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Balmoral Castle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom
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Cairngorms is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Europe
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Holyrood Palace is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Wallace Monument is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Abbey Craig, United Kingdom
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National Museum of Scotland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Melrose Abbey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Scotland
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Skara Brae is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom
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Scottish National Gallery of M... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
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Loch Fyne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Argyll and Bute, Scotland
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Urquhart Castle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom
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Royal Mile is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom
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Cuillin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Cuillin Europe
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Culzean Castle is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
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Old Man of Hoy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
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Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added Edinburgh, Scotland
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Cathedral Square, Glasgow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
United Kingdom
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Sgùrr Dearg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
Europe
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The Kelpies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Must-See Attractions in Scotland
bigcraig added The Kelpies