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New Town, Edinburgh

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#3 of 9 in Neighborhoods in Edinburgh
A World Heritage Site, New Town boasts streets lined with Georgian architecture and represents a masterpiece of city planning. Head here to see a number of cultural attractions, as well as an abundance of cafes, pubs, and places for boutique shopping, particularly on Princes Street. If you've worked up an appetite, take your pick from a range of cuisines, including Chinese, Thai, and traditional Scottish. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Edinburgh using our trip planner.
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  • We stayed in the New Town where you will find Waverley Station and lots of shops and Hotels along Princes Street opposite Princes Street Gardens with the Balmoral hotel (with it’s famous clock tower.....  more »
  • When visiting Edinburgh, you can't miss the New Town. The New Town is a central area of Edinburgh. A masterpiece of city planning, it was built in stages between 1767 and 1850. Still we can admire.....  more »

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