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Popular Attractions near Princes St

If you're a first time visitor to Princes St, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions near Princes St.

What are some good attractions near Princes St?

Here are some of the most recommended attractions near Princes St.

100A Princes Street Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Princes Street Gardens
Princes St United Kingdom 0131 529 7921
The Ghost Bus Tours
Edinbourgh, UK, United Kingdom
The Scotch Whisky Experience
354 Castlehill Edinburgh, Scotland 441312200441
Gladstone's Land
477B Lawnmarket United Kingdom 0844 493 2120
The Cadies & Witchery Tours
84 West Bow (Victoria Street) Edinburgh, Edinburgh +44 131 225 6745
National War Museum of Scotland
Edinburgh Castle Midlothian, Edinburgh
Royal Mile Whiskies
United Kingdom 0131 225 3383
Underground Nation
Victoria St City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom 0131 220 0006
St.Giles Cathedral
High Street Edinburgh, Midlothian 0131 225 9442
The Grassmarket Hotel
94-96 Grassmarket City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Waverley Railway Station
Edinburgh, Scotland
Cockburn St
Cockburn St City of Edinburgh, Scotland
St Giles' Cathedral
High St Midlothian, United Kingdom 0131 225 9442
The Real Mary King's Close
2 Warriston's Close, High Street Edinburgh, Edinburgh +44 845 070 6244

Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:

"Near Edinburgh city there is (or used to be) a Swarovski crystal factory."  See More

"There are many parks around the city center - Holyrood Park, Royal Terrace Gardens, Regent Gardens, Princes Street Gardens, and Dean Gardens."  See More

"The Cadies & Witchery Tours (website) is lighthearted and has fun while presenting stories about some of Edinburgh's most colourful characters, see Tripadvisor for more information (reviews)."  See More

"Stop at the various whisky tasting rooms, or even do the The Scotch Whisky Experience (take the fun little ride!"  See More

"Art Gallery,Gladstone's Land, The Queen's Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse(Holyrood Palace was closed)."  See More

"At Edinburgh Castle my friend and I ( ladies in 60s) found the National War Museum of Scotland fascinating."  See More

"If you are into whisky, there is a great tasting room/store called Royal Mile Whiskies about half way down."  See More

"My suggestions would be to walk The Royal Mile up to Edinburgh Castle, climb Arthur's Seat which is an easy 20-30 minutes walk, take a tour of the Underground Nation, the The Scotch Whisky Experience is interesting if your into tastings, try some haggis (it's not that bad) and take a day trip out into the Scottish Highland Trails."  See More

"Lets see for a quick meal may I suggest the baked potato shop at the corner of Cockburn St and the Royal Mile."  See More

"It's probably expensive, but trying to stay near The Grassmarket Hotel is another good area if you want to be near to things."  See More

"I visited Edinburgh and the christmas market just outside of Waverley Railway Station was lovely!"  See More

"For me it would be visiting Edinburgh Castle, St Giles' Cathedral the excellent Museum of Scotland, Greyfriars Kirkyard and exploring the many Medieval closes and wynds which still exist in Edinburgh Old Town"  See More

"It's a bit cheesy, but the ghost tours are really fascinating, or try touring The Real Mary King's Close."  See More

Mentioned in this answer:
  1. Swarovski
  2. Princes Street Gardens
  3. The Ghost Bus Tours
  4. The Scotch Whisky Experience
  5. Gladstone's Land
  6. The Cadies & Witchery Tours
  7. National War Museum of Scotland
  8. Royal Mile Whiskies
  9. Underground Nation
  10. St.Giles Cathedral
  11. The Grassmarket Hotel
  12. Waverley Railway Station
  13. Cockburn St
  14. St Giles' Cathedral
  15. The Real Mary King's Close
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