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“Beautiful” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old Town

Old Town
Edinburgh, Scotland (Cowgate)
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Ranked #6 of 197 attractions in Edinburgh
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Edinburgh's oldest neighborhood, dating back to medieval times: these small streets are lined with wool shops, pubs and historical monuments.
Coleraine
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

The old buildings are very aesthetically pleasing, wonderful architecture! An amazing part of Edinburgh and one that cannot be missed!

Visited July 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Edinburgh old town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

The historic atmosphere and ambience and it is very interesting.
Standing in the Grassmarket and looking up to Edinburgh Castle is amazing. Have a drink in the White Hart Inn, the place is over 500 years old.

Visited September 2012
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Leeds
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“Plenty to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

I like looking at old buildings, Edinburgh didn't disappoint, the Royal Mile was a good walk, although not sure that the Holyrood Parliament building fits in.

Visited November 2012
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Loved the old town, it is really special and really beautiful! Must see! It is simply amazing, like trip back in history!

Visited July 2012
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Piping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Its bit touristy but you can't visit Edinburgh without a visit here. enjoy the pipers and relive life in the dodgey alleyways

Visited November 2012
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