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National Museum of Scotland Tours and Tickets

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Set across two buildings—one Victorian and one modern—and featuring a collection of more than 20,000 artifacts, the National Museum of Scotland is one of Edinburgh’s top visitor attractions. The diverse exhibits cover anything and everything to do with Scotland, including natural history, art, fashion, science, and archaeology.

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City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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An Edinburgh bus tour is the perfect way to hear commentary on city sights and get a panoramic overview. This City Sightseeing tour of Edinburgh lets you hop on and off at several strategically placed stops as many times as you like. Board the open-top double-decker bus and travel the entire route, or stop at Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum and many more. Buses depart regularly and tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$19.68
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Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

Edinburgh Hop-on Hop-off City Tour

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As Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh packs historical monuments, regal landmarks, cultural destinations, and more—and this hop-on hop-off bus tour provides a thorough introduction to the city’s top sights. Pick between 24- and 48-hour ticket options, and board and disembark as and when you wish. On-board commentary will share the stories behind landmarks like the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh Castle, and more.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Edinburgh w/ Private Tour Option

3-Hour Secret Food Tour in Edinburgh w/ Private Tour Option

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Scotland is renowned for its unique cuisine, but Edinburgh’s foodie hotspots are best explored with a local guide. On this small-group walking tour, discover the UNESCO-listed Old and New Towns, and sample Scottish classics such as Haggis, Neeps and Tatties, Scotch whisky, and afternoon tea.
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  • 3 hours
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$93.46
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Edinburgh City Tour

Edinburgh City Tour

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We offer ½ day, full-day, and multi-day tours depending on the time and the budget that you have. All tours are exclusive to you and your party (1-7 passengers) in our exclusive Mercedes Bens V-Class AMG model executive vehicles, which come with the following as standard – Client controlled air-con/Wi-Fi/on-board refreshments/AC charging facilities for mobile devices and cameras. Contact us and we will work with you so we can include the things you really want to see, spending more time at the places you want to spend time at, and leaving the things and places you don’t get to see for the next time you visit us.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$331.91
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Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Britannia Tour

Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Britannia Tour

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For first-time visitors, or those with limited time, taking a sightseeing bus tour promises the easiest way to see as much as possible. This hop-on hop-off bus tour lets you explore Edinburgh over 24 or 48 hours, jumping off where you want, whether that may be the Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Palace or Royal Yacht Britannia.
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  • 1 hour 23 minutes
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$12.30
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Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off City and Britannia Joint Tour

Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off City and Britannia Joint Tour

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If you prefer some independence to being driven around on a tour bus, create your own itinerary and explore Edinburgh at your own pace with a hop-on hop-off bus tour. You can board and disembark the bus anywhere you like along the route for the duration of your 24- or 48-hour ticket is valid. Your combined two-tour ticket can be used on both routes: the Edinburgh City Tour and Edinburgh Britannia Tour.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes to 1 hour 23 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Edinburgh Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized

Private Edinburgh Tour for Families with a Local, 100% Personalized

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If you're visiting Edinburgh with your family, book a private sightseeing tour specially designed for those with kids. With a private guide, the tour can be tailored to your children's ages and interests to keep everyone entertained. Perhaps check out medieval Old Town, the art galleries of New Town, or something active like climbing Arthur's Seat.
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  • 4 hours
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$99.72
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Afternoon Tea Experience on a Bus Tour in Edinburgh

Afternoon Tea Experience on a Bus Tour in Edinburgh

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SuperBus Sightseeing is a high-end double-decker bus that explores Scotland’s Capital providing fantastic views. During our trip guests can enjoy our explicit tour of Edinburgh’s old town while indulging in our complimentary, yet delicious, afternoon tea
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$41.81
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The Potter Trail Private Tour
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The Potter Trail Private Tour

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Famed as the birthplace of the boy wizard, Edinburgh is home to many Harry Potter-themed tours. While big group tours can leave visitors feeling rushed with questions unanswered, this private tour guarantees a personalized, and customizable, experience that goes at your own pace and gives you plenty of opportunities to ask the entertaining guides all of your burning Potter questions.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$37.35
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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Edinburgh Private Tour
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Highlights & Hidden Gems With Locals: Best of Edinburgh Private Tour

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See both the highlights and hidden gems of Edinburgh on a private tour that reveals Scotland’s capital through the eyes of a local. Designed with first-time visitors in mind, this private tour promises the undivided attention of your guide and gives you the chance to compile tailored recommendations to last the rest of your vacation.
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  • 3 hours
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$92.25
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JK Rowling’s Edinburgh and the Writing of Harry Potter 4hrs
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JK Rowling’s Edinburgh and the Writing of Harry Potter 4hrs

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Learn about J.K. Rowling and the origins of the 'Harry Potter' books during a walking tour of Edinburgh. See places that inspired Rowling such as the Balmoral Hotel and University of Edinburgh's Old College; locales that shaped the Dementors and Ministry of Magic; and cafes where Rowling liked to write. Your guide is a 'Harry Potter' fan who shares fascinating details about the wizarding world in Edinburgh.
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  • 4 hours 5 minutes
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$35.66
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Explore Edinburgh Private Tour

Explore Edinburgh Private Tour

This is a Private Tour and can customize or personalize. We provide this Journey to most popular place, Historical side and scenic in our fascinating city of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK We provide a first class service on every journey with full of excitement & memorable adventure all over the Edinburgh City, also you can make your own tour location and flexible time. Tour will be our traditional taxi within full Air-Conditioned & heating vehicle, free complementary water bottle. Vehicle are fully insured and have full public liability insurance. Our driver are officially recognised by the City of Edinburgh Council. All tours are priced per vehicle which can hold up to 6 passengers. We assured fully safe & secure every tour with bespoke tour, also provide any pick up or drop off in Edinburgh based location, including Air-port transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$454.99
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Private City Kickstart Tour: Edinburgh

Private City Kickstart Tour: Edinburgh

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Enjoy the perfect introduction to Edinburgh and its top attractions on this flexible, private tour. Pick between multiple daily departure times, and meet your guide in the city center. Then, set off on foot. You’ll visit numerous city highlights, from St. Giles' Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle to the Greyfriars Kirkyard and National Museum of Scotland. As you go, learn insider stories about the city, plus tips about where to eat and drink.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$77.74
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Haunted Edinburgh:

Haunted Edinburgh: "The Bloody Past" City Exploration Game

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Delve into Edinburgh's dark history with this ghost-themed independent quest through the city. Follow clues from your downloaded game to find haunted spots and hear about their chilling legacies, from Greyfriars Kirkyard to West Bow. Take in some of the city’s top sights as you learn about bloody legends and historical events, including the Great Scottish Witch Hunts, the Burke and Hare murders, George Mackenzie, and the Grey Lady.
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  • 1 hour
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$7.25
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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Audio Tour - Its History and Secrets

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Audio Tour - Its History and Secrets

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Explore Edinburgh and walk through this charming historic city as you discover the winding, hilly streets of this glorious and ancient town!  On this self-guided tour narrated by an expert historian, we’ll visit the most famous historic buildings and architectural highlights. We’ll hear about the ancient tales that live in this city, as well as what it’s like to be a student at Edinburgh!   We'll visit the most iconic spots such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Victoria Street, the National Museum and Barrie’s Close. Learn about the famous people that have lived in Edinburgh, and finish the tour by visiting Advocates Close to cap off this cultural adventure in this must-see picturesque city.  Note: This is a self-guided audio walking tour and does not include entrance tickets
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  • 55 minutes to 1 hour 5 minutes
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$12.28
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Edinburgh City Tour
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Edinburgh City Tour

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Edinburgh, the Capital city of Scotland & United Kingdom's second most popular tourist destination attraction, over 2.1 million visitors in 2018. We provide a first class service on every journey with full of excitement & memorable adventure all over the Edinburgh City, also you can make your own tour location and flexible time all over the day. Tour will be our traditional black taxi within full Air-Conditioned & heating vehicle,free Wi-Fi on broad & complementary water bottle. Vehicle are fully insured and have full public liability insurance. Our driver are officially recognised by the City of Edinburgh Council. All tours are priced per vehicle which can hold up to 6 passengers. We assured fully safe & secure every tour with bespoke tour, also provide any pick up or drop off in Edinburgh based location,including Air-port transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$485.73
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The Best Of Edinburgh's Amazing Old Town

The Best Of Edinburgh's Amazing Old Town

You will experience the wonderful old town of Edinburgh with a professional and experienced guide, who has been living in the city for more than 7 years and has also volunteered in the St Giles Cathedral. Lots of history, fun and interesting facts await you. Some of the remarkable sights included in the tour are Edinburgh Castle, the Grassmarket and much more. Just book a tour and let the adventure begin!
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  • 1 to 45 minutes
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$17.22
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Edinburgh Private Tour Brazilian Guide

Edinburgh Private Tour Brazilian Guide

We make private and personalized tours, according to the client's interests, in private vehicles with great comfort and safety. Our guides accompany the customer on all attractions, providing the greatest support and historical information. Departure and return from the tour will be at the client's hotel.
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  • 8 hours
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$885.38
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Edinburgh One Day Tour with a Local Guide : 100% Personalized & Private

Edinburgh One Day Tour with a Local Guide : 100% Personalized & Private

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Visiting an unfamiliar city without knowing anyone there can lead to a hit or miss experience. Ensure a rewarding visit by booking a local, like-minded host for the day. They will create a bespoke itinerary based on your own interests and take you to some of their favorite spots missed by most other visitors.
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  • 8 hours
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$258.24
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Private Edinburgh City Tour
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Private Edinburgh City Tour

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Explore Edinburgh from the comfort of your own personal minibus on a private tour of the Scottish capital city. While listening to informative commentary from your guide, you’ll gaze at the Gothic silhouette of Edinburgh Castle and hear about the historic Royal Mile. Ascend Calton Hill for panoramic city views, admire the grand architecture of the Palace of Holyroodhouse and become engrossed by tales of witchcraft, body snatching, and a loyal dog. This private tour ensures you’ll receive undivided attention from your guide while experiencing the best Edinburgh has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
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$768.56
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Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Edinburgh

Private Tour: Secret Food Tours Edinburgh

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We are Edinburgers who are wildly passionate about all the delicious food found around our world-famous and historical city. By booking on our Edinburgh tour, you will have the opportunity to experience our passion by eating traditional Scottish food (such as authentic Haggis, award winning Lowland Single Malt Whisky), sample tasty Scottish treats, desserts and sample our flavorful cheeses. Enjoy the enriching combination of tea and Scottish scones. Additionally all our tours, there is our Secret Dish, which you can only find out about on the day. As a private tour, everything works around you! Our start times are much more easy going, dates can open up. It's a much more intimate and cozy experience. No need to shout over other tourists, you will have every question answered, and leave feeling like a native yourself!
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  • 3 hours
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$210.60
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Edinburgh: Self-Guided City Experience

Edinburgh: Self-Guided City Experience

- Discover Edinburgh's most famous and iconic landmarks, including Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse - Sophisticated mobile technology turns your smartphone into the ultimate travel companion for the duration of your stay - Tune into the multilingual audio commentary to hear interesting facts, stories and anecdotes for over 90 points of interest - Opt for one of many recommended walking routes or customise your own with personalised pinpoints - Audio guide available in English
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  • 1 day
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Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
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Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh Old Town

Explore the famous landmarks and hidden secrets of the Edinburgh Old Town on this walking tour by an Edinburgh native. We will walk through Edinburgh’s historic streets and gain a unique insight into famous individuals who have called the city home. During the daytime Heritage Tour we will explore some of the famous tales of Edinburgh from Greyfriars Bobby to the history of St Giles Cathedral. This 1 hour walking tour is perfect for those who would like to know more about the city of Edinburgh and the history behind many of the buildings and landmarks, without taking up too much time of your day. During the nighttime Ghost tour we will explore the darker side fo Edinburgh's history, focusing more on the gory and gruesome details. This tour is perfect for all those who want to see Edinburgh at it really was at the time of mass murderers and criminal masterminds. I am happy to offer recommendations of other activities to do on your visit to Scotland. Private tours also accepted.
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  • 1 hour
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$14.76
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Highlights from Edinburgh’s Old Town: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

Highlights from Edinburgh’s Old Town: A Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Discover Edinburgh’s complex history through the lens of its most influential architects, on a 90-minute walk. If you’re curious about the origins of Scottish design then you'll enjoy this self-guided walking tour in the atmospheric Old Town. You’ll explore the fascinating historical buildings that give the area its character, and admire award-winning contemporary architecture like the famous Scottish Parliament. On this audio tour, you’ll meander through narrow closes, beneath stepped gables and turrets, pausing at breathtaking viewpoints. You'll be shown the easy-to-miss details on the buildings, and old maps and drawings. Downloading the tour onto the VoiceMap app to enjoy the tour on location or virtually at home.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$11.99
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