Edinburgh retro: 17 beautiful lost Edinburgh buildings we can't believe are no longer standing – in pictures

Edinburgh is widely considered as one the most beautiful places in the world – and rightly so.

Our picture-postcard city is recognised around the globe for the breathtaking architecture of both the historic Old Town and the classical Georgian New Town –both designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Nevertheless, many incredible buildings have been lost down the decades – and once they’re gone, well, they’re gone.

Have a scroll through our picture gallery to see 17 examples of lost Edinburgh buildings many locals wish were still standing.

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