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“A very fun place steeped in history”
Review of Royal Mile

Royal Mile
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Edinburgh Private Walking Tour
Ranked #8 of 399 things to do in Edinburgh
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Owner description: Stretch of road connecting Edinburgh Castle with Holyrood Palace, the Queen's residence in Scotland.
North Webster, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A very fun place steeped in history”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Every time I come to town I try to stay on the mile so that I can enjoy it at All times if the day. Always something going on! Lots of great food. Always look on the closes and side streets fr the best places!

Visited January 2013
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York, United Kingdom
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“Quaint & Historical”
Reviewed January 30, 2013

Great historical cobbled street surrounded by little coffee houses, quaint pubs, gift shops, a range of restaurants and a general good buzz about it. Beautiful to walk through it at night and walk up to the castle.

Visited January 2013
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“Can get a bit 'touristy*”
Reviewed January 29, 2013

The Royal Mile is a beautiful street in the center of Edinburgh, and as a tourist you cannot miss this street - mostly because it combines some very important Edinburgh atrractions, namely the Castle at the top and the Parlament/Arthur's Seat/ Holyrood Palace in the bottom - but also because it shows off Edinburgh's great old architecture!
Though, it does get a bit 'touristy' - which is why the Street contains way too many souvenir shops!

Visited September 2012
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Barrow in Furness, England, United Kingdom
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“a wander around”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

visited on a bit of a wet and blustery day but there were plenty of shops pubs and places to eat along the way it is really a great place to visit and as with most of edinburgh you are surrounded by historic places/buildings we finished of at the castle the only downside i would say is that we found we spent quite a bit of money lol well recomended a visit

Visited October 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Not the Mall”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

So much better than the Mall in London. Full of quaint traditional shops, beautiful architechture and snow!

Visited January 2013
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