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Castlehill

4.2/5
9 Reviews
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended sightseeing time: 2-3 hours
Address: East of the Esplanade and west of Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland
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Phone: +44-131-2265649

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Castlehill is located on a high level, overlooking the city scenery of Edinburgh. The entire castle has a unique architectural style, and the British blockbuster is just a sight! The castle built out of stones is very good, a worthwhile trip!

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  • 1945DJM
    1945DJM
    Montrose, United Kingdom
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    Royal Mile area.

    This is one of the many historic streets in Edinburgh but it is part of the Royal Mile. Although It is quite short it leads to Edinburgh Castle and has many shops and attractions.

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  • 151juliaf
    151juliaf
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    Touristy area

    Well, you have to go through it if you want to reach the Castle. All shops are super touristy and stuff is expensive. It looks nice but I can imagine it is super packed in summer! I wouldn't want to b...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582758618000+0800)/
  • Dimitris L
    Dimitris L
    Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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    Royal spot!

    Castlehill is a lovely old street. It is part of the Royal Mile area. It is not very big but it is old, full of old shops and not so old ones, and full of fun for those who want to have some! It also ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1567044586000+0800)/
  • Steve T
    Steve T
    Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire, England
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    Royal Mile area

    This is a street on the Royal mile route and so it falls to me to report very favourably in it as I love the Royal mile with all the history that such a route evokes. It can be an uphill assault bu...

    Reviewed on /Date(1566972643000+0800)/
  • SmileyKay
    SmileyKay
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    Steep and narrow

    Castlehill is thought to be one of the oldest parts of Edinburgh Old Town.This steep and narrow road forms the summit of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, where, at its end, opens into the esplanade be...

    Reviewed on /Date(1564637392000+0800)/

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