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Aquila, Edinburgh

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Gift & Specialty Shop · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Aquila displays works by talented local artists and designers, serving as perfect souvenirs or gifts. Many artisans present their works exclusively in the shop, and can’t be found on display anywhere else. Eve, the shop’s owner, is an artist herself, and you can buy some of her handmade jewelry at the shop. Other items on display include fashionable clothes and accessories, Scottish landscape paintings, and restored pieces of vintage furniture. By using our Edinburgh trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Aquila and other attractions in Edinburgh.
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  • A real find amidst a lot of shops that seem to stock similar stuff. Really lovely individual pieces - including from local artists/craftspeople - and very reasonably priced. The shop is laid out...  more »
  • Excellent little shop just off the Royal Mile selling a good range of tasteful presents from Scotland which are selected with care. So much better an experience than most of the gift shops close by.  more »
  • Nice wee shop, popped in after spotting something in the window and after a friendly and informative chat walked out with a couple different prints. One looking great in my house and the other a perfect present to remind someone of their adventures :)
  • This is a fabulous little shop with a great range of gifts that are tasteful and will provide a lovely reminder of one's trip to Edinburgh. The person who helped me with my momento choice was both exceptionally helpful and engaging

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