Johnnie Walker Princes Street: Diageo’s new whisky visitor attraction opens in Edinburgh

A new multi-million pound visitor attraction promoting Scotch whisky has opened in Edinburgh

Diageo’s eight-floor Johnnie Walker Princes Street is in the former Binns building.

It has taken more than four years to remodel the property and fit it out with facilities including shops, a whisky cellar and two rooftop bars.

It cost more than £185m to complete and is said to be the largest single investment in Scotch whisky tourism.

To mark the opening a Johnnie Walker flag was raised above the building.

Diageo chief executive Ivan Menezes said: “This is a proud day for everyone.

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