It seems incredible to think that 22 years have now passed since Edinburghers welcomed in the new millennium.
We’ve trawled through the archives to bring you 27 photographs showing Scotland’s capital as the city entered a brand new year, a fresh decade, a 21st century and a new millennium.
5. Foot of the Walk
The foot of Leith Walk pictured on 29 June 2000 prior to the £4m facelift of the Newkirkgate shopping centre.
Photo: PAMELA GRIGG
6. The big clean up
Council workers on Princes Street faced a huge task following Edinburgh's Millennium Hogmanay street party.
Photo: SANDY YOUNG
Gaia night club on King Stables Road, which held 'shag tag' nights in 2000.
Photo: Julie Bull
8. Scotsman HQ
The Scotsman Publications headquarters, Barclay House, 108 Holyrood Road, 16 February 2000.
Photo: BILL HENRY