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“Edinburgh at it's best” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Edinburgh Old Town

Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh EH1, Scotland (Old Town)
0845 859 1006
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Edinburgh Historical Walking Tour Including Royal Mile and Entry to Edinburgh...
Ranked #4 of 476 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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.
England, United Kingdom
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“Edinburgh at it's best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

If your visiting Edinburgh even for a few hours you must visit the Old Town. Immerse your self in the real charm of this beautiful city. Some brilliant places to eat and drink (though can be rather expensive!).

Old buildings, winding streets, narrow alleyways and oozing with character.

One of the most beautiful places, not just in Scotland but the UK and beyond.

Visited February 2013
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“interesting area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

lovely pubs with a lot going on. made a nice change from being on Rose street side of the city. good shops, lots of steps up ad down from castle area

Visited March 2013
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“Absolutely gorgeous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I became speechless when I arrived at Edinburgh! That is a beautiful city! I loved the old buildings, the underground city, the castle and the people are so warming and welcoming!

Visited March 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Unmissable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The atmosphere here is wonderful. If you only have a day or so to visit the city, then make the best of your time by visiting the old town. Lovely old buildings, well maintained, ooze history. There are some great independent shops and cafes too.

Visited March 2013
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“Historic Edinburgh”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

The Ghost Walks were hilarious and fabulous - love being scared! The steps and slopes get you fit. The views were wondeful. Great place to visit and stay to explore it all.

Visited March 2013
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