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Reviewed 23 January 2012

Once a famous street for its array of shops; now it's rundown and down market. And the mess made by the ongoing tram works, well that's a joke!

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Reviewed 22 January 2012

I do like visiting Princes Street, the view of the castle etc is incredible, however, the shops are a wee bit disappointing!

Thank hollyblue39
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Reviewed 19 January 2012

I love walking along Princes Street for the backdrop of the Old town, Castle and gardens. Shame about the quality of the shops these days. Bring back the old much more grand stores of my childhood please!

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Reviewed 12 January 2012

Good selection of shops, major roadworks at the moment for the infamous tram.

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Reviewed 9 January 2012

Princes Street is different for its setting, with only one building front on the north side, and the south side open towards the Old Town and the Castle. There are some interesting buildings like the Balmoral and Caledonian hotels, and the National Archives of Scotland towards the east end. In terms of shopping experience, nothing exciting but the usual national and international retail chains, and tatty shops with tartans and annoying loud bagpipe music all year round.

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