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    Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

    While on the Royal Mile, your guide will narrate the story of the city’s landmark and the oldest building on the street – St Giles Cathedral.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland

    Around the corner, you will discover the national museum inspired by Corbusian geometries and Iron Age Pictish structures.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gladstone's Land, 477B Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NT Scotland

    To seek out the oldest remaining tenements and houses, you will explore a sequence of atmospheric alleys, courtyards and terraces,

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd / Canongate, Royal MIle, Edinburgh EH99 1SP Scotland

    At last, you will savour the story of the controversial postmodern Arts & Crafts building – the Scottish Parliament.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Princes Mall, 3 Princes St, Edinburgh EH2 2QP, UK
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH8 8AZ, UK
    Inclusions
    • Local taxes
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I went on an Old Town tour with Augustina a few days ago. She is very knowledgeable and takes you to see a wide range of significant buildings all the way down the Royal Mile, leading you to buildings you would never find on your own. It's a great way to learn about the
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    Response from Cobble_Tales, Owner at Architecture Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
    Responded 1 Oct 2019
    Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed the visit!
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    This route blends nicely the architectural quintessence along the Royal Mile area. What a pleasure to revisit it with the sets of valuable knowledge and fascinating titbit of the old town buildings. Thanks Marie for the proficient explanations and for sharing her professional
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    Response from Cobble_Tales, Owner at Architecture Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
    Responded 28 Sep 2019
    Thank you so much for your kind words of feedback!
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    This was the best city tour I have ever been on. To call it an architectural tour doesn't do it justice (although you walk away with a tremendous amount of that). Small group, incredibly knowledgable, and left me with a much better understanding of how the city's history is
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    Response from Cobble_Tales, Owner at Architecture Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
    Responded 14 Sep 2019
    Thank you for being such an engaged audience! It was my pleasure.
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    We had a great tour of Edinburgh Old Town with Cobble Tours and our superb guide, Agustina. We learned a lot about the architecture and history of the development of Edinburgh and visited closes we'd never been into before. Even in the pouring rain this was a wonderful
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    Response from Cobble_Tales, Owner at Architecture Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
    Responded 13 Sep 2019
    Thank you for your kind words, we are glad that locals enjoy our walking tour!
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    Back in July my wife, daughter and I spent wonderful few hours exploring Old Town with a very knowledgeable South American University of Edinburgh graduate student of Architectural History. As somewhat of an architecture buff, I feared the tour might be either too simplistic or
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    Response from Olga G, Owner at Architecture Tour of Edinburgh Old Town
    Responded 13 Sep 2019
    Thank you so much, we are glad to have hit the balance just right!
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