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New Town, Edinburgh

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#3 of 8 in Neighborhoods in Edinburgh
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. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Edinburgh using our trip planner.
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  • Don't limit yourself to Old Town and the Royal Mile - New Town is a fantastic part of the city! Lovely architecture, shopping, bars, and restaurants.  more »
  • I love Edinburgh! Both New Town and Old Town! The people are nice, the culture is super neat and the people watching is second to none! Little restaurants, bars, shops and other places to spend time! ...  more »
  • In old town, it is medieval and royal and the not so young new town shows that Edinburg in the last and the penultimate century of rich citizens, tough businessmen and successful bankers teaming - which were modern, light and clean reside and not more in the narrow, filthy and sinister alleys of the old city.
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