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Potter around Princes Street

Princes Street is one of the best-known thoroughfares in Edinburgh and the central shopping district of the city. This is the ideal place for first-time visitors to get a real taste of Scotland's capital - dotted with significant statues and well-kept gardens, along with many great shops, pubs and restaurants.

Blow your mind at the National Museum of Scotland

Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, science and technology, art, design and fashion, and Scottish history, all under one roof. Located on Chambers Street, on the cusp of Edinburgh's Old Town, you could easily spend a full day and more here due to the sheer breadth of topics under examination.

Scale the Scott Monument

Dedicated to the memory of Sir Walter Scott, the Scott Monument is a spectacular work of gothic architecture which stretches up from the manicured green space of Princes Street Gardens. After ascending its spiral staircase, you’ll be treated to a breathtaking view of Edinburgh you simply can’t get anywhere else.

Planning a trip to Princes Street? Travelodge Edinburgh Central Rose Street Hotel is just around the corner, as is Travelodge Edinburgh Central Princes Street Hotel.