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9 Hunter Square | Old Police Box on the Royal Mile, opposite Starbucks next to the Tron Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
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Edinburgh Old Town History and Underground Vaults Ghost Tour
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Daily ghost walking tours of Edinburgh's Old Town led by a period costumed guide. Lively, outgoing and historically factual. Visit the Royal Mile, haunted Greyfriars graveyard and Edinburgh's famous underground vaults. Year round tours departing every afternoon and evening. Generous discounts for group bookings. Private tours also available. Tours available in English and Spanish.
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9 Hunter Square | Old Police Box on the Royal Mile, opposite Starbucks next to the Tron Kirk, Edinburgh EH1 1QS, Scotland
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"ghost tour"
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"underground vaults"
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Don’t waste your money!!! I’m one who loves this kind of stuff and being in Scotland I thought for sure I would enjoy this. It was badly acted and you just walk through the city. Then they walk you into a old building in the...More

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Gains88, Public Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Vicky, I'm very sorry you did not enjoy your ghost tour with us. We always hope that everyone has a good time but appreciate that our brand of scares with humour and history isn't always to everyone's taste. However there are aspects of your...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Went on this tour to fill some time in before a late dinner and so glad we did! Our tour guide Mark was great and hilarious! Great insight to the gruesome history of Edinburgh and so interesting to see the Vaults and famous graveyard! Defiantly...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

My friends and I took the tour today with Mary Patterson and we were so close to an anxiety attack in the vaults. It was creepy and spectacular. To add to that, Mary was a fantastic tour guide and story teller and really brought the...More

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Gains88, Public Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind review, we're so glad you enjoyed your tour with Mary. If you haven't already please share that photo on our facebook page. Hopefully you managed to get a peaceful night's sleep after all that!

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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kimwillis551774
2 July 2017|
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Response from David N | Property representative |
Hi, Our tours are kids friendly especially the early afternoon ones at 1.15, 3.15 and 5.15pm. We look forwards to meeting you.
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Linda E
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