Grassmarket Edinburgh Old Town

Quick overview of Edinburgh's Grassmarket...

The old market beneath Edinburgh Castle is now the rowdy home to some of Edinburgh's busiest pubs, and group of very fun shops like the legendary Armstrong's 2nd hand clothes shop.

Local hotels like Apex City and Apex International, hostels and the Grassmarket Hotel


Good places to look for second-hand and antique art, jewellery and books are around the New Town (St Stephen St, Northwest Circus Pl, Thistle St), Broughton St, Victoria St and the Grassmarket. Shopping hours are now more relaxed and many of the main city centre outlets are open till 1930-2000 on Thu and on Sun.