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An overpass at best

Not really a traditional bridge but one that is a street crossing over a lower road, from the Royal... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Steppin-owt
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London, United Kingdom
More elevated street than bridge

Like people has earlier said here, this is more like an elevated street, than a bridge. But... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Halkidis
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Southwest Finland, Finland
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Built between 1829 and 1832, this bridge or elevated street spans more than 1,000 feet in length, linking Chambers Street and the Royal Mile.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting great food and friendly staff cafe andaluz is a little taste of Spain definitely worth a visit

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't go out of your way to visit this other than for the shops and bars on it. It really isn't a bridge at all but just over another road. Interesting walk down it though.

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

Elevated street (rather than a real bridge) over the Cowgate area which intersects with the Royal Mile.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Not really a traditional bridge but one that is a street crossing over a lower road, from the Royal mile it leads to Greyfriars Bobby with some pleasant architectural buildings to view along its path. It is also the route to Victoria Street which is...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Like people has earlier said here, this is more like an elevated street, than a bridge. But anyways, definitely worth of visit, because there is so much to see and do nearby. At the North End it joins busy and popular Royal Mile, so you...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

George IV Bridge is an elevated street that ends at the Royal Mile. This Bridge is the home of Greyfriars Bobby, the National Museum Of Scotland and other attractions including Victoria Street the inspiration for Diagon Alley. Jolly Chris.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Nice bridge to walk across for a stroll- lots of bars and restaurants on both sides so it’s great for an evening- looks like a street rather than a bridge.

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

I was very confused was I walking across a bridge or on a street as we didn't seem to be crossing a river or railway but occasionally at breaks in the buildings we could see down to other streets below?? It is in fact an...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Wasn't aware it was a bridge until after, it's basically a great street with lots to see and do. Had enjoyable walk here.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Nice little bridge with shops and restaurants overlooking cowgate area. Fun to walk, but is it more like an elevated road than a bridge

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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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