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Princes Street

53 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG, Scotland
+44 131 510 7575
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A busy street lined with shops, historic monuments and restaurants.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“great shopping” (40 reviews)
“scott monument” (51 reviews)
LOCATION
53 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2DG, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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+44 131 510 7575
Ways to Experience Princes Street
US$244 per adult
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"great shopping"
in 40 reviews
"high street shops"
in 22 reviews
"scott monument"
in 51 reviews
"christmas market"
in 37 reviews
"rose street"
in 28 reviews
"old town"
in 79 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 38 reviews
"beautiful street"
in 14 reviews
"waverley station"
in 19 reviews
"national gallery"
in 16 reviews
"edinburgh castle"
in 56 reviews
"royal mile"
in 53 reviews
"tourist shops"
in 12 reviews
"jenners"
in 71 reviews
"primark"
in 48 reviews
"shoppers"
in 23 reviews
"fraser"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a few big names have disappeared since the the financial meltdown of a decade ago. This was packed over Christmas and is still worth it to look at the shops and experience retail, the Edinburgh way.

Thank PrestonGuild
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a selection when stores put up those SALE signs. :) For tourists, you can request for a tax refund at the airport for an item purchased for £1,000.

Thank Diadem G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's nice because it is close to the gardens and overlooked by the castle, but it is extremely commercial with shops from the big chains plus the same old souvenir shops.

Thank Anfrist
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Princess Street is the main high end shopping district of Edinburgh. Plenty of shops, restaurants and sights to see along this street. This section of Edinburgh is part of New Town. Jolly Chriss.

Thank LUCKY J
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Long, straight level street in the centre of Edinburgh with high end shops. Overlooked by the Castle. This is a wide street, take care when crossing, trams and buses seem to have right of way. If you like shopping, this is the place

Thank Peter P
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

This is not a destination. It is simply a busy road with lots of the same stores that you find in every other city. The nearby park is wonderful but there is nothing remotely special or interesting about the street itself.

Thank William S
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

There is much to see and do in Princes Street, but it's known for being shoppers paradise. Lovely Park and not too many buildings on south side, which offers great views towards Old Town and Castle. Easy to find, because entrance to Waverley Station and...More

Thank Halkidis
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Of shops, most of them are main stream stores you can find in most big city's...but if that's what you're looking for then this place will make you happy. Its right by the park and lots of bus stops so very amenable.

Thank Holly M
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is the main shopping street in Edinburgh. It has banks, department stores, Boots, O2, EE, you name it, you can find all your British high street shops here. It is always packed with tourists but makes for a good day of shopping. One side...More

Thank Aaron S
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Great for shopping when in town. Huge primark amongst other things. Shop here then head to Rose street for a drink

1  Thank MrECustomer
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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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