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Free Tour mysteries, ghosts and witch burnings of Edinburgh
Do you want to do the best Tours in Scotland? Well this is your place. After several years working in the tourism sector for leading companies in different locations in the United Kingdom, I decided to embark on this adventure and create “We Are Scotland”, from where we carry out walking tours of Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow. This project is born from work, humility and experience in order to make people who visit Scotland feel part of its history and its legends, together with a team of experienced guides passionate about history who will make you want to return. to this wonderful country.
Learn about the alleys where people lived in the 17th century in the city of Edinburgh, but above all how they died during the Black Death, and the doctors who tried to cure it with bird masks.
We tell you the mysteries of the South Bridge , where whiskey was distilled illegally, but above all, corpses were hidden . We will talk about corpses, but about the black market of corpses from the 19th century and serial killers , William Burke and William Hare. We will visit the Old Calton and Canongate cemetery .
We will go up to Calton Hill , where I will talk to you about something that I am passionate about: the burning of witches and warlocks , and we will see if any of those who take this tour would have ended up in those bonfires. In Calton Hill, we also have the observatory, the Nelson monument and the national monument of Scotland , they are a symbol of the city, but here they are called the shames of Edinburgh.
We will walk through a passage, Jacob's ladder, which was used as a secret passage during the black market for corpses.
All this mystery and mysticism that has surrounded Edinburgh for decades has attracted hundreds of tourists to the city wanting to know what happened in these centuries. Are you going to miss it?
On this free tour we will visit:
- South and North Bridge
- Black market for corpses
- serial killer
- Tomb of David Allan
- Burke & Hare History
- Calton Hill
- Witch Burning
- Forms of torture
- Black Death
- Old Calton Cemetery
- Canongate Cemetery
- Jacob's Ladders
- End of the World Pub
Meeting point:369 High St, Edinburgh EH1, UK369 High St, Edinburgh EH1, UK
We will meet at 369 High St (Royal Mile) next to St. Giles Cathedral with BLACK UMBRELLA
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Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).
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