Princes Street

Looking East

Princes Street, one of the first streets in Edinburgh's New Town, was built in 1769.

The views below look to the east along Princes Street towards Calton Hill.

This page also includes a few views of East Princes Street Gardens.

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West End

Traffic in Princes Street  -  View from on high at the West End  -  Possibly photographed around the 1960s

from around

Castle Street

View to the east along Princes Street, from the north side of the street, close to the junction with Castle Street

from around

Frederick Street

Postcard by Valentine  -  Looking to the east along Princes Street from Frederick Street  -  coloured  -  back of green car

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Life Association
Head Office

Valentine Postcard  -  View to the east along Princes Street, from Frederick Street  -  sepia

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National Galleries

Scott Monument  -  from Edinburgh Calotype ALbum

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Scott Monument

Valentine's Postcard  -  Moonlight Series  -  The East End of Princes Street and the North British Hotel  -  Colour

Edinburgh Wheel and Scott Monument - December 2011

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Waverley

Princes Street  -  1859  -  GW Wilson

Shops

Princes Street Lamp Posts in late-1950s  -  Moffat, Photographer and shops 

Lothian Buses

Route 26 bus and other buses in Princes Street  -  November 2005

 

Map of Princes Street and Princes Street Gardens  -  1860

  

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Views of Edinburgh

Princes Street views:
 Looking E         Looking W         Looking N + NE        Looking S

from Calton Hill        Preparing for the Trams        Princes Street Gardens

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 Grassmarket         George Street          High Street        High Street closes        Leith Street
Lothian Road       North Bridge       Saint James Sq       
Waverley Bridge       More Streets

 

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