We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
  • Sort by:
  • Best Reviewed
  • Book Online
New Town
#25 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Most famous street is Princes Street, which also is main shopping street in the city and offers magnificent views to Old Town and especially Castle.
The New Town of Edinburgh is the central area of Edinburgh and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
6 Ways to experience it
St Andrew Square
#43 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Walked through to view the many stages set for the fringe acts, full of colour, viewed the monument,& well set out pretty gardens, nice architecture all around & transport links nearby.
1 Way to experience it
Charlotte Square
#54 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
1 Way to experience it
General Register House
#77 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
I visited with my partner to view the William Wallace letter.
James Clerk Maxwell Statue
#90 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Melville Monument
#96 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
There is some tree cover so you can enjoy the view.
King George IV Statue
#114 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
The Royal Palace
#130 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
I def liked the crown jewels that are display as those were super cool to view.
Thomas Chalmers Statue
#144 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
William Pitt Statue
#156 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
St Andrews and St George West Church
#159 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Sir John Hope Fourth Earl of Hopetoun Statue
#160 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh
Catherine Sinclair Monument
#199 of 218 Sights & Landmarks in Edinburgh