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Review of Princes Street

Princes Street
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USD 20.15*
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Edinburgh Harry Potter Walking Tour
Ranked #92 of 446 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A busy street lined with shops, historic monuments and restaurants.
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Princes Street is Edinburgh's equivalent of London's Oxford St. All the main major brands of here, with the likes of H&M, Zara, Topshop/Topman, Primark and so on....

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great surroundings and view of Edinburgh Castle, everyone must walk once on this street if visiting the capital. The buildings are pretty mixed, but you can shop 'till you drop..

Thank fuzessery
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Not just a good area for shopping but so much more to do. Beautiful princes street gardens across from the shops, views of the castle and stunning architecture to take in.

Thank morrsarah
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

The gardens and castle on the south side are wonderful. The shopping side is a pretty ugly mix match of buildings, phone shops and tartan tat.

Thank Jarl63
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Our hotel was nearby, so we walked Princes street to get to Waverly Station and just for shopping and restaurants. The number of shops and department stores makes it a mecca for shoppers, and tourists love the many souvenir shops that have a huge selection compared to other streets where souvenir shops are ten to a block! At times, the traffic with buses, taxis, and cars as well as peak hours for tourists and residents returning from work make for shoulder-to-shoulder crowds. There are times when the crowds are thinner (after dinner and after morning commuter traffic).

Thank BritFrenchPol
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