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“Old Town”
Review of Edinburgh Old Town

Edinburgh Old Town
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Old Town Edinburgh 2-Hour Guided Tour
Ranked #5 of 402 things to do in Edinburgh
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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.
Astorp, Sweden
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“Old Town”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Nice to just go around and look. Lots of people everywhere because of all festivals.Very nice and polite people.

Visited August 2013
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“Beautiful historical city with lots happening...”
Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

Edinburg is an absolutely beautiful city in Scotland Spectacular views friendly people wonderful food and attractions.
If you visit in August the city turns into a festival haven for theater performance dance comedy and music.
In the old city be sure to explore a close. And By the way ... The 'new city' is pretty old historical and picturesque as well.
Bring good walking shoes as there are lots of hills and stairs.

Visited August 2013
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“Edinburgh is the most beautyful city in Europe in my view”
Reviewed August 4, 2013

Go there if you haven't been to this gem, and go there again if you have. Say no more. The most places in Europe are proud of one or two buildings like this. Here you have a vast collection like by the way. And all this on the backgrounds of gorgeous mountaines

Visited July 2013
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“In times gone by”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

Extremely interesting and well appointed features are in the Old Town of In Edinburgh, with so many exhibits and places to go. is very interesting for children and provides all with a great all-round view of what life was like in times gone by.

Visited July 2013
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“So Much Fun!”
Reviewed August 2, 2013

Lots of tourist traps, get off the royal mile and stop in a variety of shops, well worth the extra steps. Good food and shopping abound. Street performers are also out & about, which make great photo opportunities. Later in the evening is best, after the crowds.

Visited July 2013
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