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New Town, Edinburgh

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A World Heritage Site, New Town boasts streets lined with Georgian architecture and represents a masterpiece of city planning. Head here to see a number of cultural attractions, as well as an abundance of cafes, pubs, and places for boutique shopping, particularly on Princes Street. If you've worked up an appetite, take your pick from a range of cuisines, including Chinese, Thai, and traditional Scottish. By using our Edinburgh vacation builder, you can arrange your visit to New Town and other attractions in Edinburgh.
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  • New Town has it's own feel, different from Old Town, even though it's 200+ years old. In general nicer restaurants, better shops, fewer T Shirt shops. It's worth a half day stroll, or if you're lookin...  more »
  • The Tour by the New Town was very good, we spent a very pleasant evening and our guide Carlos was very attentive.
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  • This area is worth putting on your short list of stops while in Edinburgh. The streets are level and there are many restaurants, bars and shops. It has a fun and younger vibe. There are many great pla...  more »