Today, the New Town includes a series of streets placed in semicircle, connected by arches until Haymarket Station. The best examples of the Georgian quarter can be admired in the terraces of the Dean Village and the quiet streets underneath Queen Street Gardens, connected with the equally magnificent perspectives of Moray Place, Ainslie Place and Randolph Crescent, with their neoclassical façades.
Over the decades, other illustrious architects and engineers added their contribute to the construction of the New Town.Grant yourselves a lunch break or a tea at the Roxburgh Hotel, facing Charlotte Square.
The hotel has not a visible sign, so it might be hard to find it. If you have more time available you should reach the northern edge of the New Town. This is a beautiful path, from the lovely Dean Bridge along the Water of Leith, to the Pump Room of St Bernard’s Well. At the end of Dean Terrace, search for Ann Street, possibly the most beautiful street of the quarter, with small country houses and delightful gardens on every side.
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