Excited residents grab their phones and cameras to capture the magical scene as the city lies under a sparkling blanket of snow.
The flurry of snow started just past midnight and into the very early hours of Tuesday morning.
Here is a magical collection of some of the best pictures taken – big thanks to our readers for the photos!
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1. Chris Belous Edinburgh snow 2.jpeg
This mystical pic was taken by Chris Belous in the Leith area.
Photo: Footsteps in the snow
2. The Royal Mile
A historic street covered in snow - stunning!! This picture was taken by Matt Donlan.
Photo: Matt Donlan
3. Another beauty from Chris Belous
This one was taken near Easter Road.
Photo: Chris Belous
4. Midnight photos
This fairytale scene was sent to us by Stevie Jamison.
Photo: Stevie Jamison