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A busy street lined with shops, historic monuments and restaurants.
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53 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The person who reviewed Princes street as boring shopping was obviously a man. LOL Princes street is fantastic for women. There are many high-end clothing, fragrances, and department stores for a fun time, Jenners Department store was my favorite

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many historical buildings have been demolished and those that remain are crushed by ugly commercial buildings. Large numbers of dull international chain stores prevail. Walk in the Princesses gardens and turn your back on this.

Thank Jonoln
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy street with many shops and souvenir shops.A pleasant walk to the gardens is the main highlight.Souvenir shops mostly cheaper in grassmarket and end of the high street.Tho many shops seem to have the same tourist things.Good for getting around with the bus services.

1  Thank koolkat91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly Edinburghs premier shopping street has lost too many good shops to now be anywhere near the best shopping street in the country despite the amazing location. It's become very average with the usual mobile phone shops and tourist tack outlets. The street is restricted...More

2  Thank TamC223
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here enjoying my last day in Scotland. Lovely places and shops to make your shopping before leaving Scotland. After, take some coffee from one of the kiosks nearby enjoying the views

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Princess street in Edinburgh is truly a shopping extravaganza. Name the brands and you have it there. Nice place for the window shopper as well. Quite a few eateries and pubs around as well when you in the mood for some food or beers....More

Thank ArjunNair
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

full of whisky shops, nice cafes, restaurants and things to see. If you interested on getting some tours around Scotland you can check the tourism shops as well

Thank Aline d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great street for all of your shopping needs. Great street to access sites, & tours. Busy at rush hour. Use the crosswalks as lots of traffic bike riders, busses, trucks, tram.

Thank julie c
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is Edinburgh's "high street," where a wide variety of shops and restaurants are found. Loved the unobstructed, panoramic view of Edinburgh Castle. You will find many connections for your public transportation needs. One tartan shopkeeper shared with me "Princes Street" came to be--it was...More

1  Thank OregonExplorers4
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

On the exit on Waverly train station you find Princes Street, a street that is near the old town, has all sorts of shopping venues including souvenir shops and a variety of restaurants... recommended

Thank EZ_Leb
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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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