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Edinburgh City Chambers

45-329 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PN, Scotland
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Edinburgh's Walk of Fame

Built 1753-61 and this use to be Royal Exchange, before City Council took over. Great, central... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Halkidis
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Southwest Finland, Finland
Looking for gold hand prints

Each year the Edinburgh Award is given to an Edinburgh citizen for their contributions to the city... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Trainbook
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Ohio
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45-329 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1PN, Scotland
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Built 1753-61 and this use to be Royal Exchange, before City Council took over. Great, central location in Royal Mile, short walk away from Castle area. Known also for their gold hand prints(Edinburgh Award) on front yard, there you can find local celebrities from Harry...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Each year the Edinburgh Award is given to an Edinburgh citizen for their contributions to the city and the positive focus it has brought to Edinburgh from outside the country. Part of the honor is to have the winner's hands imprinted in the flagstone of...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We entered through the arcade screen on High Street into the superb quadrangle. Dominating the central portion is a fabulous bronze of Alexander Taming Bucephalus. From certain viewpoints the dynamism of the famous horse is tremendous. The architecture is most impressive comprising fine facades constructed...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife and I had a glimpse inside the reception area of the City Chambers today whilst having a walk up the Royal Mile. We were first drawn towards the courtyard of the City Chambers by the beautiful architecture, and sitting in the middle of...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

In the heart of tourist Edinburgh opposite St Giles Cathedral on the royal mile, is this fine piece of architecture, with a lovely classical forecourt in it, hive of activity, loads of people having a look around, but obviously rapidly forgotten, I have seen shopping...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Located in the heart of the Royal Mile, this place offers isolation on a busy street. You are walking distance from everything yet and a quiet place just off the Royal mile. The best part was the hotel/room itself. It was fun cozy quiet. My...More

1  Thank wickedforehand
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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

By far one of the nicest places we've stayed. It's so clean and modern amidst old architecture. It was a complete and quiet apartment in the heart of Edinburgh. The kids had their own space, plus a living area, eating area and more importantly, our...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2016

We did not enter the building but entered the square in front of the building to better view the statue of Alexander the Great and Bucephalas. On our way out we noticed on the pavement hand prints set in stone and the words"It’s in our...More

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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