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Princes Street

53 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG, Scotland
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A busy street lined with shops, historic monuments and restaurants.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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53 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Its the main shopping street so you get the big shops, the small shops, the fast food places and a fair quota of the tourist tat shops - but far cheaper than downhill a bit in the so-called royal mile. To be fair, we spent...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 2 days ago

A long street of shops with some of the most iconic world class views of any city with the Castle and gardens but disappointed by the amount of empty shops and others selling cheap gifts or the usual high street names you get elsewhere. Still...More

Thank robertmcg15
Reviewed 2 days ago

Apart from the views of the Castle and Gardens, and the guy playing the pipes, this could be a High Street in any city in Britain. It seems to have lost its character a wee bit, but if you venture up some of the side...More

Thank Kelpie48
Reviewed 3 days ago

Once, the start of a new planned community, New Town, the street is now mostly a shopping mecca of chain stores. It's better to walk across the street in the park.

Thank BlueTravels
Reviewed 4 days ago

You want modern shopping and shops. Head for Princes Street. Also hotels, bars and restaurants in abundance.

Thank Turkeyites
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked down Princes Street in the sunshine enjoying the shops and the views of the park and of Edinburgh Castle. What fun we had1

Thank Sheilafriends
Reviewed 5 days ago

very touristy, but you'll find great stores for shopping here. We arrived in may to a heat wave in scotland and i had to buy summer clothes. was thankful for princes street! :-)

Thank VTJedi
Reviewed 5 days ago

Cool street, lots of shops, lots of sight seeing as you are walking in one of these old movies by watching old buildings styles with amazing architecture

Thank shadoyehia
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

With central Edinburgh split between the Old Town and the Georgian New Town by the valley that includes the railway lines, Princes Street occupies a grandstand position on the New Town side of the slope. The side facing down to the valley is bordered by...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Princess street is busy commercial street full of life , right across the waverly station, full of tourists during the busy season . Many many shops , supermarkets, eateries. On one side princes street gardens with a full superb views of the edinburgh castle. One...More

Thank Udaya N
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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
...More
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tomtsian
2 September 2015|
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Response from Kobolt2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hallo Tomtisan, sicherlich findet man an der Princes Street viel Geschäfte, die Weltweit , bzw. in vielen Europäischen Ländern kennt. Dennoch findet man hier auch Geschäfte, die viele Schottische Produkte verkaufen. Bei so... More
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