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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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  • 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 »
  • St. Bernards Well is a natural source where in former times came to drink the water. This would have had a healing effect. It was once one of the sights of Edinburgh, now the source no longer accessible.
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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 »