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New Town, Edinburgh

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Neighborhood Historic Walking Area
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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  • Edinburgh may seem to be all about the Royal Mile, but you can't miss the likes of The Dome on George Street or Dirty Dicks on Rose Lane, diverse spectrums of Scottish elegance and fun. Heaps of resta...  more »
  • Gorgeous Georgian architecture and some very important buildings, plus parks. Don't miss this part of the town. Lovely.  more »
  • This "new" town was built in the late 1700's and was one of the wonders of city planning of its era. Many buildings were built as individual houses and later had facades added to make them look attach...  more »