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Royal Mile: Tours & Tickets

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Stretch of road connecting Edinburgh Castle with Holyrood Palace, the Queen's residence in Scotland.
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Suggested Duration:More than 3 hours
Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PB, Scotland
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+44 131 510 7555
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One of the most beautiful places in the world even in the rain with it's craft shops and quaint Cafe's and up market restaurants to is oldy pubs
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The royal mile is a street leading from castle down to the Palace and it has many attractions on its route, from old building, churches and museums to lovely restaurants and gift shops It’s a lovely walk to gaze in the windows and take in the history of Edinburgh past and
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Lots to see and do along this stretch of road. Many areas commercialised, which is understandable, but also fantastic historical areas of interest and grand architecture. I just feel it can be better with small changes ie. all the chewing gum removed off the pavements, litter
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What a joy, walking an Royal Mile in Edinburgh! A lots of stores, pubs, beautiful houses... Every day I spent few hours on Royal Mile....
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Plenty to see and buy. For scottish souveniers, make sure to visit multiple shops to see what prices are available. Plenty of restaurants and several tour companies also operate along the mile.
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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
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