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New Town, Edinburgh

4.6
#3 of 9 in Neighborhoods in Edinburgh
World heritage site · Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
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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  • The first thoughts of some people might be that a “new town” is not the sort of place to visit during a touring holiday, but it should be noted here that the term is only used here to differentiate...  more »
  • When people talk about New Towns it creates images of places like Milton Keynes, Stevenage or Crawley. The New Town of Edinburgh is much older! This was built during the 18th Century and many of the....  more »

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