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Grassmarket, Edinburgh

#6 of 74 in Historic Sites in Edinburgh
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Grassmarket is a historic market place and an event space in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. In relation to the rest of the city it lies in a hollow, well below surrounding ground levels.
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  • Situated in the heart of the Old Town and just behind Edinburgh Castle, the Grassmarket is a vibrant area with lots of very good independent shops, cafes and pubs. As it’s name suggests, this was...  more »
  • Nice, historic part of town which is pedestrianised so you can walk about freely. Quaint little boutiques and independent restaurants to browse and relax in. Very close to Royal Mile and also...  more »
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