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“A normal park, thats all.”
Review of Charlotte Square

Charlotte Square
Ranked #122 of 402 things to do in Edinburgh
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Owner description: Considered to be one of the finest Georgian squares in Britain, this plaza has maintained many of its elegant, old buildings on all four sides.
Tortona, Italy
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“A normal park, thats all.”
Reviewed 8 June 2013

A small park here in the New Town of Edinburgh, a stroll through the historic buildings of the city but also the best pubs in the area.
A quite large statue stands at the center of the park, for sure is not the top Edinburgh's attractions.

Visited April 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Austere and one-dimensional”
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Charlotte Square is a dull and disappointing as the Scottish weather. The constant road diversions and tram works have added nothing to this square and it is in desperate need of some kind of makeover. The same could be said of Princes Street along with the Gardens. The council have focused on the disastrous trams fiasco instead of improving what was already there i.e. a square of grass that only comes to life when the Book Festival is on every August. Just not good enough.

Visited May 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Georgiana at its best”
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Even the tram works cant mess it up. I have loved this place since childhood. THe Georgian House lets the public see what life was like when these were magnificent homes.

Visited April 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Ace buildings - theres a really great pub off this”
Reviewed 28 March 2013

have awalk around, why not try visit all the close by pubs - Ryans, Indigo Yard ( through Charlotte Sq. Lane ) & cracking cellar bar - which has brilliant music on a sunday

Visited March 2013
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England, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful Edinburgh”
Reviewed 4 March 2013

Any walk through the West End of Edinburgh will take you close to Charlotte Square. Take time to wander, look at the architecture and really get to feel the place. It is magical even on cold winters days when the trees are bare!

Visited March 2013
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