Did you know that some of Edinburgh’s grandest buildings, such as Fettes College and the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art, were originally built as homes and schools for some of the city’s poorest children?
Find out more at Our Town Stories, where you can also uncover some more secrets of our city’s past:
- Explore Edinburgh’s hidden literary gems
- Find out which part of Edinburgh is home to a leprechaun and a teeny tiny shop
- Discover how long it took to travel by train to Glasgow when the line opened in 1842
And if that’s not enough here are ten more things you never knew about Edinburgh.