Historic Edinburgh Walking Tour
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Discover Edinburgh- Scotland's Historic Capital City
Historically known as 'Auld Reekie', Edinburgh is a world heritage site, settled on seven volcanic hills. Edinburgh is famous for its gothic architecture, rich culture, dark history and vibrant modern mood. Discover the beauty of Scotland's capital as you explore the top tourist attractions with the help of your expert guide.
Visit Edinburgh's top attractions
You'll kick off your day on the Royal Mile, which starts and ends with two of the volcanic hills at Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh Castle. You'll have the chance to enjoy the splendid view from Arthur's seat of the city below and explore the castle. You'll also visit the remains of the ancient underground city, where you'll learn about the darker side of Edinburgh's history.
Next, stroll through the Old and New Town. Here you'll walk amongst the Victorian buildings that have gained Edinburgh a status as a World Heritage Site, now home to independent shops and buzzing bars and cafes.
Rich literary tradition
The capital has a great university and literary tradition with writers like Sir Walter Scott, Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle and the famed poet Robert Burns among those to grace the city.
You'll admire the exterior of Holyrood Palace, the official royal residence in Scotland. Next, you'll discover Edinburgh's two emblematic cathedrals and explore the gloomy Greyfriars Cemetery. Then tuck into lunch at the tavern where author JK Rowling created the character of Harry Potter.
After a tasty lunch, you'll take in the views of the city from Calton Hill. Here you'll see the city from a new perspective before descending into the darkest corners of Edinburgh as you travel in the chilling ghost bus. This ghost bus ride will put a spooky twist on the capital's history! As you learn about the characters who walked the city streets in times gone by from the desperate to the down right dangerous!
Finally, you'll end your day with a fantastic friendship dinner in one of Edinburgh's most iconic restaurants, which promises to be the perfect way to wrap up your day.
This historic Edinburgh walking tour will leave you feeling like a local with all your new memories and fascinating Edinburgh facts!
Alba / Scotland,
City of Edinburgh
West Register House, 17 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DF
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