Curious Traveler

Curious Edinburgh

01/18/2019 | 25m 26s

Where is 'Auld Reekie', and how did it get its name? What is underneath Edinburgh's Old Town? And what is so curious about its New Town? Why was Edinburgh Castle built on Castle Rock? What’s the connection between Edinburgh and Harry Potter? What is a 'Close' and why were they so necessary in Edinburgh? What is so royal about the Royal Mile? Who is Arthur, and why does he get his own Seat?

Aired: 01/18/19

Expires: 10/05/20

Rating: TV-G

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television