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Edinburgh: Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Product ID: 15764
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We think the best way to explore Edinburgh is to follow your feet. Where the buses can’t take you, and the guide books don’t show you is where our city’s stories lie – the closes, wynds, courtyards and homes of Old Edinburgh.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration 1.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Join the original and most popular history tour in Edinburgh
  • Take a unique journey around the sites, stories and secrets of the Old Town you might otherwise miss
  • Get a wonderful introduction to Edinburgh, it’s past and people
  • Enjoy a great tour with the first 5-star walking tour company in Scotland!
  • Take a tour led by historians
Full description
Hidden gems are waiting to be discovered.

The best way to explore Edinburgh is to follow your feet. Where the buses can’t take you and the guide books don’t show you is where the city’s stories lie, in the closes, wynds, courtyards and homes of Old Edinburgh.

You will visit the sites that are tucked away to see the secrets and hear the tales. Your guide will help you unlock Edinburgh's fascinating past, the culture, crime, politics and people of Scotland’s capital.
Includes
  • Ticket for 90-minute scheduled public history tour of the Royal Mile
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please arrive at the Mercat Cross on The Royal Mile (High Street) 15 minutes before the start of your tour and check in with the on-street representative from Mercat Tours.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please dress for the weather wear appropriate footwear
• For health and safety reasons, unfortunately children under 5 years of age are note permitted on this tour

From US$ 20.15 per person

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Mercat Tours

Product ID: 15764