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Came up here about 5 pm very dark but the views were still amazing. Especially looking down to the Xmas markets. Would have loved to have visited in the daytime but run out of time.
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A beautiful view, about 144 steps up in the Nelson monument. If you like to have lunch at the near by restaurant (very beautiful), you have to make a reservation. It’s an easy walk up the hill.
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Visited Edinburgh this weekend. Wombled around the Christmas markets and Jenners had lunch then walked up Princess Street and began to climb the steep steps. I’m late 50’s and found the climb easy as it was short with plenty of hand rails. The circular walk was stunning it was
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Went up early morning, frost on the ground sun rising over Leith Stunning views a little treasure, Great Time
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A great view of the city, free to go to. A nice walk and exercise too!!!! Very informative boards of the history of a stunning city.
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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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