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Princes Street Gardens

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Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, United Kingdom : Reviews of Princes Street Gardens - Yahoo! Travel
The grounds of Princes Street Gardens stretch to the foot of Castle Rock, to the West End of the city and eastwards to Waverley Station . Dissected...

Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh
In the Southern bank of the city, two of Scotland's main galleries, the Royal Scottish Academy and the National Gallery of Scotland can be found situated at the bottom of the artificial hill known as the mound. The mound is what connects the new city with the old town of Edinburgh. The shops opposit...

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh
These are an almost unique feature. There are few cities in the world in which a promenade in the principal street can leave it by a little iron gate, and find himself immediately in an inviting garden valley, with restful green lawns spreading before him, with shady seats, and with a general air of...

princes street gardens - Edinburgh - - QYPE
Princes Street Gardens run alongside Edinburgh's main shopping street and are situated beneath the castle so they offer a fantastic view. They are are great place to have a rest from shopping. There is always a lot going on. In summer the Edinburgh Festival t...

Princes Street Gardens, - venue review - Itchy Edinburgh Guide
Feeling a little worn out after all that non-stop shopping 'til you drop on Princes Street? Luckily for you, many years back, those kind founders of Edinburgh planted an unimaginatively-titled garden running parallel to the main high street. Based right in the heart of the city, you've got the attra...

Princes Street Gardens | Museum/Attraction Review | Edinburgh | Frommers.com
Another drained loch created the land to the north of Old Town that is now filled by the Princes Street Gardens, the most used outdoor public space in the city. With Edinburgh Castle above, this is one of the most pict...

Edinburgh gardens and parks, Princes Street Gardens, famous gardens of Scotland
Just keep walking all the way down the High Street and you will end up in this dramatic, hilly park. The park is named after the queen's adjacent Edinburgh residence, the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The ruddy cliff face, Salisbury Crags, and lion-like hill, Arthur's seat, can be seen from all over the ...

Princes Street Gardens - a Gardens Guide review
: This public park is the most scenic location of any in the British Isles. One sees the castle, the old town the new town and many famous buildings. Appropriately, two straight walks form the basis of the design. The floral clock and the Victorian iron fo...

Princes Street Gardens (garden, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia
The Princes Street Gardens, laid out between the Old and New towns in the drained lake bed of the old North Loch, have a distinct character. Flowers are set out in beds that are changed several times a year, and a floral clock planted in 1903 (the first in the world), which embowers a quarter-hour c...

Princes Street - Edinburgh Travel Guide - VirtualTourist.com
Down in a quiet corner of Princes Street Gardens: This beautiful, peaceful strip of greenery - between the Castle and the awful shops of Princes street - seperates the Old and New Towns, and is a wonderful place to relax. Towering above it are cliffs, upon which stands the impressive Castle complex....

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