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Address: Bank Street and Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, Scotland
Description: Built between 1829 and 1832, this bridge or elevated street spans more...
Built between 1829 and 1832, this bridge or elevated street spans more than 1,000 feet in length, linking Chambers Street and the Royal Mile.
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Interesting area.

Quite enjoy a visit to this part of the city, good range of bars , bistros and restaurants .You can choose from numerous styles of food and drink , also access to various tourist... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Sun City, Arizona
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173 reviews 173 reviews
59 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Just down from the Grassmarket area, also down from St Giles Church. Area around the bridge is mostly smaller shops, lots of food in the hole area in general. Prices seems better here than on the Royal Mile or even the Grassmarket area, even with this place just a short walk away. Really a historical bridge but not special if... More 

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
51 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This historical bridge/street is - to the eye - little more than a parade of shops now. It is however worth doing a little research on the location and to pay attention to the architecture of the buildings as you stroll pass.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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500 attraction reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Quite enjoy a visit to this part of the city, good range of bars , bistros and restaurants .You can choose from numerous styles of food and drink , also access to various tourist parts of the city as well as the important places for us locals

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Bismarck, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

George IV Bridge, famous for historical reasons, is also a place to find real goods at real prices. Groceries, electronics, household goods, street food, none of which may attract the touristy crowd, are things the touristy crowd might need for a lengthy stay.

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La Laguna, España
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96 reviews 96 reviews
35 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Nice views fron there, castle, station, old town, new town... just in the middle! And if you dont want to be alone... everybody goes there

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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500 attraction reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

just about everything on this street, loads of cafes resturants and bars ,hotel at one end and the main library for the city,some interesting views form various points

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

In the heart of the historic center of the city this is a small and modest bridge where a road goes underneath it, beautiful setting among the stunning and architecturally relevant buildings but in my opinion is not to be placed among the top attraction of the city.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
49 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The range of pubs here is ace, real heart of Edinburgh. Bar Kohl & Frankenstein's definitely worth a visit......

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Edinburgh, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

an interesting collection of bars, cafes and restaurants. However being the home to the infamous Elephant house (Harry Potter was written there) and Greyfriars Bobby makes this street a nightmare come peak festival season (Aug)

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

This is a great location for exploring the city centre. Royal Mile is nearby along with Grassmarket/Cowgate. You won't be dissappointed.

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