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Skip-the-Line Edinburgh Castle Walking Tour

Skip-the-Line Edinburgh Castle Walking Tour

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Save valuable vacation time with skip-the-line access to Edinburgh Castle on this walking tour. Avoid hours of waiting in line and breeze right inside with your priority admission ticket. Then, listen to your guide's commentary about the Scottish landmark's history as you walk through one of Scotland's most famous landmarks.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.83
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$45.83
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Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions Entrance Ticket

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Guarantee entrance to one of Edinburgh's most popular attractions, and skip the ticket line, by pre-booking your admission to the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Choose your allotted time (morning, evening, or all-day) and get ready to enjoy the spectacle of mind-bending illusions and hands-on exhibits.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.55
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$19.55
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Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

Edinburgh Full-Day Guided Private Tour in a Premium Minivan

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Spend a full-day exploring the best Edinburgh has to offer on this premium minivan tour. Save hours researching top sights to see and planning transport by having everything organized for you instead. The tour includes round-trip private transfers, bottled water, and a private guide. An advantage of a private tour is that the itinerary can be modified based on your interests. Potential sights to visit include the Old Town, the Royal Mile, and Edinburgh Castle.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.52
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$197.52
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Guided Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

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Guided Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

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Embark on an enriching 3.5 or 7-hour walking tour of Edinburgh’s cultural and historical highlights with a private guide. While you listen to insightful commentary, you’ll visit iconic landmarks and hidden gems according to an itinerary tailored to your interests. Explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town, gaze at Edinburgh Castle on its rocky perch and ascend to the summit of Calton Hill for panoramic city views. On this private tour, you’ll receive the undivided attention of your guide while gaining unique insight into the Scottish capital.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$191.82
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$348.78
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$191.82
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$348.78
$156.96 savings
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Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini

Private Half-Day Tour of Edinburgh in a Mini

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Short on time but still want to experience Edinburgh’s UNESCO-listed gems? No problem! Jump aboard a classic Mini Cooper for a private half-day tour of Edinburgh and zip around the sights in style. Hop out along the way to admire Edinburgh Castle, take in the views from Arthur’s Seat and stroll down the Royal Mile, then explore the lively Grassmarket and visit the waterfront neighbourhood of Leith. Finish your adventure by tucking into a delicious lunch or dinner (depending on option selected) of typical Scottish cuisine.
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  • 4 hours
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$329.20
per group
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$329.20
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The Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

The Mountebank Comedy Walk of Edinburgh

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Comedy club meets history class on this walking tour with a professional comedian. Explore Old Town Edinburgh’s highlights and ask anything you want to know about Scotland. Be forewarned: this host doesn’t get too bogged down with pesky details like dates, proper names, or exact locations and there may be profanity, but if you want to have fun while learning about Edinburgh, this is your tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.07
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$21.07
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Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

Edinburgh Private Walking Tour

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Learn about Edinburgh past and present on a private walking tour with an insider guide, who shares information about the city’s royal history and colorful characters, some of whom have inspired books and well-known stories. Get tips on where to eat and drink around the city, and see sights on and off the Royal Mile and near Greyfriars Kirk. You’ll enjoy one-on-one attention from a private guide on this tour that caters to couples, families and small groups looking for a more personal experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.72
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$42.72
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Private Edinburgh City Tour in a Minibus

Private Edinburgh City Tour in a Minibus

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$667.30
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$667.30
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Fright Night Tour

Fright Night Tour

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Edinburgh’s stately streets hide a darker, more mysterious side of the city, rooted in its 18th-century slums, ‘wynds,’ (alleyways), and vaults. This 75-minute tour takes you back in time to this shadowy world, exploring dark cobbled lanes, a haunted cemetery, and underground vaults. As you explore, your costumed guide shares captivating tales of the city’s history, along with stories of ghosts, murders, crimes, and more.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.36
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$21.36

Withlocals 90 Minutes Kickstart: Covid-19 Regulated Edinburgh Private Tour

Withlocals 90 Minutes Kickstart: Covid-19 Regulated Edinburgh Private Tour

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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$31.36
Price varies by group size
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$31.36
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Highlights of Scotland Customisable Luxury Private Tour

Highlights of Scotland Customisable Luxury Private Tour

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There’s no need to coordinate your own visit to the blustery Scottish Highlands, Lochs, and whisky distilleries, when you can explore in luxury on this full-day, comprehensive, and customizable tour. Your local driver will tell stories as they transport your private tour group between attractions in comfort and style, freeing you up to enjoy the scenery and experience the best Scotland has to offer.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$434.54
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$434.54
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Edinburgh Night Walking Including Underground Vaults

Edinburgh Night Walking Including Underground Vaults

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Explore a sinister side of Edinburgh on this late-night ghost walking tour that includes the Blair Street Vaults under South Bridge. Stroll mysterious alleyways as you listen to your guide’s grim and ghastly tales of treason and torture. Then venture underground for a candlelight tour of the 18th-century chambers and hear haunting stories of supernatural forces lingering in the city's darkest corners.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.36
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$21.36
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Underground Vaults Historical Walking Tour in Edinburgh

Underground Vaults Historical Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Discover the Edinburgh Vaults—aka South Bridge Vaults—18th-century underground chambers that lie far below the city. On this underground walking tour with an entertaining and informative guide, hear tales of this dark and almost-forgotten place built below one of Edinburgh’s busiest thoroughfares. See evidence of excavated storage spaces, human habitation, taverns with wine vaults and more!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.36
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$21.36
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Private Outlander Walking Tour of Edinburgh's Old Town

Private Outlander Walking Tour of Edinburgh's Old Town

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Take the guesswork out of your 'Outlander' pilgrimage on this guided walking tour that takes you to the exact locations featured in the TV series and novels. In a small group of no more than 12 people, see such sites as Jamie's printshop and the Tolbooth prison while learning from your guide about life in Edinburgh during and after the time of the Jacobite uprisings.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.34
per group
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$105.34
per group
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Private Walk: Edinburgh Old Town and New Town

Private Walk: Edinburgh Old Town and New Town

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Edinburgh Walks offer unique small group private guided walks through parts of this UNESCO World Heritage city of Edinburgh. Your guide was born in Edinburgh, has lived all his life in the city and has an intimate knowledge of the place. With local knowledge to the fore, you can customise your tour to your own requirements. You are in charge. Discover the real Edinburgh in a friendly, relaxed and informative way. You will experience breathtaking views of Edinburgh and learn about the history of the surrounding area. Each of the walks around Edinburgh will take you to places of interest and beauty that tour buses cannot reach, allowing plenty of opportunities to stop, shop, rest and take photographs. Edinburgh, a city that HAS to be walked.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$177.77
per group
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$177.77
per group
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Kickstart Your Trip To Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized

Kickstart Your Trip To Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Kickstart your stay in Scotland’s capital city on a private and personalized tour that provides a great introduction to Edinburgh for first-time visitors. Rather than following a set schedule, you’ll collaborate with your guide to create an itinerary that’s suited to your interests. Plus, you can choose to explore on foot or by vehicle.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.09
Price varies by group size
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$80.09
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A Half Day In Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized

A Half Day In Edinburgh With A Local: Private & Personalized

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Visiting an unfamiliar city without knowing anyone there usually means relying on travel guides. Get a more personal experience in Edinburgh by spending time with a local Edinburgher who customizes your private, bespoke tour to your own interests. Go off the beaten path and discover locals' favorite spots.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.78
Price varies by group size
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$106.78
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Day Trip to St Andrews Dunfermline and the Fife Coast in a Private Minibus from Edinburgh

Day Trip to St Andrews Dunfermline and the Fife Coast in a Private Minibus from Edinburgh

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Explore the ancestral home of Scottish monarchs on a private full-day tour of the Fife Coast, Dunfermline, and St. Andrews. From Edinburgh, you’ll travel through the dramatic Scottish countryside and absorb panoramic views of the Forth Rail Bridge and the ruins of Dunfermline Abbey. Surrender to the picturesque charm of East Neuk, a rugged stretch of coastline peppered with quaint villages, and delve into the medieval history of St Andrews, considered the religious capital of Scotland. On this private tour, you’ll receive undivided attention from your guide.  
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$651.82
per group
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$651.82
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Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

Edinburgh Darkside Walking Tour: Mysteries, Murder and Legends

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Journey through Edinburgh’s grisliest tales on a haunted walking tour. Experience the ghastly histories of monsters, madness, and murder that cast a dark shadow on the capital city. Discover the stories and sites of witch trials, pagan rituals, and executions, and hear about local monsters that live in urban myth. Then visit the chilling Old Calton Burial Ground or Canongate Kirkyard cemetery to learn about body-snatching and some of the infamous interred.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$19.30
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$19.30
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Private Edinburgh Dark History Tour - Auld Reekie After Hours

Private Edinburgh Dark History Tour - Auld Reekie After Hours

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Plague and pestilence, corpses and curses, hauntings and hellfire - let's face it, Scottish history is not for the feint hearted. On this evening walk down the eerie closes of the Old Town we will unveil the unsavoury side of Edinburgh's past. You have been warned! Our tours are private, with customisable content, duration and routes, so we can focus on the aspects of Edinburgh's history that our guests are most interested in.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.69
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$24.69
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Private 4 Hour Tour of Edinburgh in a Spacious 6-seater Mercedes

Private 4 Hour Tour of Edinburgh in a Spacious 6-seater Mercedes

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UNESCO–listed Edinburgh is widely considered among Scotland’s must-see cities, but exploring on foot can be tiring and time-consuming. On this tour, begin with pickup at your Edinburgh hotel and spin through the city in style by comfortable van. Hit top attractions including Edinburgh Castle, Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, and St. Giles Cathedral with ease, with plenty of time to alight and explore on foot where you wish.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$300.30
per group
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$300.30
per group
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Private Outlander Day Tour from Edinburgh

Private Outlander Day Tour from Edinburgh

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Tour the Scottish highlands and visit several of the areas featured in the popular Outlander series on a full-day private tour from Edinburgh. Journey to the real-life settings of Castle Leoch, Fort William, Lallybroch, Culross, and more. Along the way, you’ll enjoy insider stories about the series and learn about Scotland's storied history. Since you’re guaranteed to be the only group on this private tour, the tour can be customized to your liking.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$498.25
per group
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$498.25
per group

Real Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour of Edinburgh

Real Sherlock Holmes Walking Tour of Edinburgh

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Uncover the origins of the world’s most famous detective during this behind-the-scenes Sherlock Holmes tour of Old and New Edinburgh. Listen to enriching commentary from a costumed guide as you follow in the footsteps of author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who lived and studied in the history-filled town. Visit under-the-radar attractions and discover the turbulent intrigues of Victorian Edinburgh, from real-life mysteries to public executions.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.03
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$16.03

The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

The World Famous Underground Ghost Tour

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Edinburgh is known for its dark past, and this evening walking tour is the original one to showcase the city's historically sinister and spooky side. Discover the hidden ‘wynds’ (alleys) and closes of the Old Town as you learn their mysteries and horrors; visit the ghost-ridden Greyfriars Kirkyard; and explore the city’s underground vaults to uncover their spirits and secrets. Your tour is led by a creepily costumed guide.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$18.69
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$18.69
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