Princes Street is the main shopping area in Edinburgh. Stretching 16KM from Lothian Road to Leith Street, it is awash with High Street Department stores to meet every taste in fashion. The South side of the street offers a panoramic view old the Old City, dominated by the famous Edinburgh castle. Private vehicles are prohibited in this area but it is accessible by Edinburgh's impressive network of public transport.
Princes Street houses the typical high street stores found in Great Britain such as Marks and Spencers, House of Fraser (formally known as Jenners) and Next, but with an architectural twist; no too buildings in Princes Street are alike. This mixture of styles adds to Edinburgh's history and charm.