Edinburgh Street Framed Pin Map Wall Art

$39.00

Edinburgh Map, Edinburgh Scotland map

Beautiful framed push pin map displays the unique network of city streets, canals, landscape, and water features of Edinburgh.  This impressive map has an abstract quality and reveals the patterns in the layout of the city. The fun artwork is a delight to explore! Buy any 2 Push Pin City Maps get 1 free!

Includes:

  • Case of 500 Map Pins
  • Mounted Map on Pin Board
  • Beautifully Framed: 100% Crafted in the USA High Quality Frames
  • Hanging Hardware and ready to enjoy
  • Heavy-duty packaging and shipped in very large boxes to your doorstep. Shipping is covered with your order (in the continental USA.)

From the Royal Mile to the Edinburgh castle, the capital of Scotland is known for being a UNESCO World Heritage site, holding the world's largest annual international arts festival, and being home to the National Museum of Scotland. Bring the city of Edinburgh to life with our brand new Edinburgh Map. The highly detailed roads, railways, trails, rivers and more will give you a fresh outlook on your favorite city. Choose between different map styles, frames, and custom titles.

Map Cartography:  

At GeoJango, we are experts in GIS mapping and developing products of the highest quality display. We design each of our unique styles by programming thousands of layers within each map. Each map art print is created using open street maps, a comprehensive world-wide database of roads, streets, and other features. In turn, our maps are the most accurate, high-quality, and stylish on the market.

Map Customization and Proofs:  

We can customize the title area with a title, subtitle, quote, legend, coordinates. Write what you would like customized in the Order Notes and we will provide a proof for your review within 1-2 business days!

Businesses, Hotels, Vacation Homes, AirBnB Guest Homes:

Delight your guests and customers with a beautiful map of your city! We can add special icons for your location. We can also add points-of-interests.  Contact us if you would like to add POI and icons to the map for a custom quote.

Shipping and Production: the maps are produced within 3 business days of your order and after you approve your proofs. Shipping time from CA runs 2-5 days anywhere in the continental USA. The maps are individually wrapped and shipped in a very large box to your doorstep. We cover the large shipping costs with your order.

Map Color Styles:

Toner - This map is our classic black and white style. Water is in black.

Pencil - a simplistic, etched pencil design is a classic. Water is in white and includes a special wave pattern.

Night - A dramatic display of the city network at night using blacks and whites.

Retro - The retro map colors highlight water features, parks, and the street network. Major roads are stylized.  

Ganymede - Named after Jupiter’s largest moon. This map includes topography so you can see the city street network, plus the terrain and elevations in muted blue and teal tones.

A Perfect Gift for: Avid travelers, city lovers, and geography enthusiasts. This is the perfect wedding, graduation, or job promotion gift for everyone!

Applications: Decorate your home, office, apartment, or Airbnb with the city you live in, one you’ve traveled to, or as inspiration for your next adventure. This is the ideal custom hospitality wall art for hotels, vacation rentals, local businesses, and more!

Construction: Each city map is individually printed-on-demand as Fine Art, Museum quality production. We mount the map on a high-quality pin board using heavy machinery for a lifelong bound. The map is beautifully framed and hanging hardware is assembled so it is ready to hang and enjoy.

Materials Note: No glass or acrylic glazing. The production is a museum-style mounted map that does not need glass and is very impressive. Use as a push pin map or as wall art.  (FAQ: map pins holes are too small to see if any are removed.)

Guarantee of Quality

We stand behind our work and guarantee the highest level of construction and quality. Contact us if you have any problems with your map, and we will coordinate to ensure you are happy with your order.

History of the City

The history of Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, is a fascinating tale of battles, innovation, and intellectual enlightenment. From its ancient origins as a hill fort to its modern status as a vibrant cultural and political hub, Edinburgh's history reflects the rich and complex tapestry of Scotland itself.

Edinburgh's origins can be traced back to the Iron Age, when a Celtic tribe known as the Votadini established a hill fort atop Castle Rock, a volcanic rock formation that dominates the city's skyline. The fort provided a strategic vantage point for defending against potential invaders and played a vital role in the early history of the area.

In the 7th century, the Votadini fort was known as "Din Eidyn," and it became part of the Kingdom of Northumbria. The name "Edinburgh" is believed to have evolved from this ancient name. In the 10th century, the area came under Scottish control, and Edinburgh began to emerge as a significant settlement.

The town of Edinburgh officially took shape in the 12th century when King David I granted it a royal charter. The construction of Edinburgh Castle, which became a royal residence, and the establishment of a monastery, Holyrood Abbey, contributed to the town's growth.

The 16th century marked a tumultuous period in Edinburgh's history. It was a time of religious strife and political upheaval, with the Protestant Reformation taking hold in Scotland. The city witnessed conflicts between Catholics and Protestants, including the executions of Protestant reformers such as George Wishart and the famous Protestant preacher John Knox.

In the 17th century, Edinburgh played a central role in the political and religious struggles of Scotland and the United Kingdom. The Covenanters, a group of Scottish Presbyterians, signed the National Covenant at Greyfriars Kirk in 1638, affirming their commitment to Presbyterianism and opposition to the Anglican Church.

The late 17th century brought about the union of the Kingdoms of Scotland and England in 1707, forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain. This union was met with resistance in Scotland, and Edinburgh was the site of protests and political debates.

The 18th century marked a period of enlightenment in Edinburgh, earning it the nickname "The Athens of the North." The city became a hub for intellectual and literary activity, with figures like David Hume, Adam Smith, and Sir Walter Scott contributing to its cultural richness.

The 19th century saw significant changes in Edinburgh's urban landscape. The city's Old Town and New Town, with their Georgian and Neoclassical architecture, were developed, adding to its architectural splendor. The construction of the Scott Monument in honor of Sir Walter Scott and the National Monument on Calton Hill further embellished the cityscape.

In the 20th century, Edinburgh continued to evolve as a cultural and educational center. The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, became a renowned institution, and the city's festivals, including the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, earned global recognition.

During the late 20th century, Edinburgh experienced significant political changes with the establishment of the devolved Scottish Parliament in 1999. The Parliament, located at the foot of the Royal Mile in the modern Holyrood district, marked a return of political power to Scotland.

Today, Edinburgh is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, celebrated for its historic and cultural heritage. It is home to world-class museums, theaters, and festivals, as well as iconic landmarks such as the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle, and Arthur's Seat, a dormant volcano offering panoramic views of the city.

Edinburgh's history is an epic narrative of resilience and enlightenment, reflecting Scotland's journey through centuries of political, religious, and cultural change. The city's blend of ancient history and modern dynamism makes it a captivating destination for travelers and a symbol of Scotland's enduring spirit.