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“Lovely” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Princes Street Gardens

Princes Street Gardens
Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HG, Scotland (Princes Street and Gardens)
0131 529 7921
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$249*
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Edinburgh Rail Day Trip from London
Ranked #11 of 315 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Impeccably landscaped park and woodland surrounding Edinburgh Castle.
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

As everything in Edinburgh, looked after and an absolutely delight for a walking...hard to imagine that once there was a lake where the "witches" were thrown in...

Visited March 2013
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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Beautiful - even in a blizzard”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

What a beautiful place to wander through, spring flowers and the birds were singing and the snow was blowing around my ankles. I would recommend stopping off in the cafe of the Scottish National Gallery for coffee and warmth, then a trip up the Playfair steps to the castle. Perfect

Visited March 2013
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“Nice place to take a stroll”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

A really nice place to walk and take a relaxed stroll... but maybe not so much when it's cold like it is now. I can imagine the place and how beautiful it would be in late spring and in summer.. Not a must-visit place but since it's so central, it wouldn't hurt to just have a look.

Visited March 2013
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Weybridge, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Building work”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Covered in building work at the moment, though it didn't look like anything was really happening. The gardens are probably nice enough but even the fountain was turned off. Hopefully they'll be finished by summer

Visited March 2013
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Oude-Tonge, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Nice”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

It was raining so our judgment is nit fare I think. The gardens were nice but if it were dry they could be maybe great.

Visited June 2012
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