Princes Street

Originally, Princes Street was the Southern border of the new town. In 1845-46, the railway accelerated it's development. The South side of the street was protected from all development and the gardens were opened to the public

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st. Princes

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George Street
George Street
The main street designed by Craig opens
15 minutes
Edinburgh's New Town
Edinburgh's New Town
Young architect James Craig (1710-1795)
30 minutes
Assembly Rooms
Assembly Rooms
These Assembly rooms (1787), with their
15 minutes
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