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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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  • Visited the 'new town' area yesterday whilst on an Edinburgh day trip with my daughter. Hard to believe that what they call the 'new town' is 250 years old! We started off our walk at the west end of ...  more »
  • We have made the tour of the new part of the city with Pascual. Travel interesting that brings another vision to the city in addition to the traditional that is most known.
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  • As the title suggests, lot's of pubs, if a city is based on it's pubs, Edinburgh would be in the top ten for me, and with Rose street being part of the new town area, and it's pubs, tended to be the m...  more »