What is it?
This street in Edinburgh's Old Town served as a source of inspiration behind the famous Diagon Alley from the Harry Potter book and film series.Why should you go?
Victoria Street is a popular location within the Old Town district of Edinburgh, thanks to its charming aesthetic and unusual, curved buildings. Built as a part of a project to improve the Old Town, Victoria Street has been home to a wide variety of shops and businesses. The most famous of these shops was Robert Cresser's brush shop which survived almost unchanged until its closure in 2004.
Victoria Street also gained popularity as the inspiration for the quirky and charming Diagon Alley from the Harry Potter books. Take a self-guided audio tour
of Edinburgh landmarks that inspired Harry Potter if you wish to immerse yourself further in the magic.Specialization
Architecture, History, & EntertainmentPerfect for
History buffs and Harry Potter fans