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The Old Town Bookshop

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8 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2HG, Scotland
+44 131 225 9237
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A Lovely bookshop

It is in victoria street. It is a more beautiful bookshop which I have seen. It has a lots of books... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
sema b
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Nice spot.

It's a nice old bookstore. It's pretty small and was pretty crowded. But I found a couple treasures... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
LostALot22
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Lombard, Illinois
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19 Sep 2017
“A Lovely bookshop”
1 Aug 2017
“Nice spot. ”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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8 Victoria Street, Edinburgh EH1 2HG, Scotland
Old Town
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+44 131 225 9237
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

It is in victoria street. It is a more beautiful bookshop which I have seen. It has a lots of books to see

Thank sema b
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

It's a nice old bookstore. It's pretty small and was pretty crowded. But I found a couple treasures so I liked it.

Thank LostALot22
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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Found some wonderful beautiful maps here. Didn't have time to stay an discover them all. But great spot to find something special.

Thank Stefan H
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This bookshop is amazing, full of literary, educational and artistic wonders. Ancient books, are not the only source of stories here- be sure to talk with the seller on a cold windy October evening if you manage to. Worth the visit even if you are...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Conveniently located in Victoria Street, this place has a lot of old books and art pieces! The old book smell will take you back into the past. It's not difficult to find something you'll like and treasure forever.

Thank Kenna M
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

The sky blue shop front caught my eye, seemingly straight from a Lewis Carroll novel. A display window is filled with stacks of old books, giving the air of an era long lost. I couldn't help but enter. Inside, the cramped bookstore is filled with...More

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Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
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visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
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Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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