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Where to stay in Old Town Edinburgh?

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What's Old Town Edinburgh like?

There are lots of things that visitors like about Old Town Edinburgh, especially its restaurants and historical sites. Enjoy this walkable neighbourhood's museums and selection of shops. Learn about local heritage at top landmarks such as Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. There's plenty more to see, including St. Giles' Cathedral and Edinburgh Dungeon.

How to get to Old Town Edinburgh

Flying to:

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI), 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from Old Town Edinburgh

Travelling to Old Town Edinburgh by train

You'll find the following train stations in the neighbourhood:
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station)

Things to see and do in and around Old Town Edinburgh

What to see in Old Town Edinburgh

  • Royal Mile
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • University of Edinburgh
  • St. Giles' Cathedral
  • Edinburgh Dungeon

Things to do in Old Town Edinburgh

  • National Museum of Scotland
  • National Gallery of Scotland
  • Scotch Whisky Experience
  • Grassmarket
  • Princes Street

Other popular Old Town Edinburgh attractions

  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
  • Waterloo Place
  • The Meadows
  • Usher Hall
  • Real Mary King's Close

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