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Historic Free Tour of Edinburgh. Essential

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4.9
359 ratings
  • Edinburgh
  • Available in English
  • 2h

About the Guru

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 UK, I decided to embark on this adventure and create “We are Scotland”, from where we do walking tours of Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow. This project was born from work, humility and experience in order... More

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 UK, I decided to embark on this adventure and create “We are Scotland”, from where we do walking tours of Stirling, Edinburgh and Glasgow. This project was 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 that will make you want to return. to this wonderful country.

About the Tour

Edinburgh has become one of the most beautiful cities in Europe.

We will know the history of this medieval city, with more than 3000 years, from the first tribes that populated it, the Picts, to the men in skirts. We will talk about its most important buildings, such as St. Giles Cathedral, or Edinburgh Castle. We will walk through its most emblematic streets, such as the Royal Mile , or Victoria Street .

We will visit the sculpture of the puppy Bobby , which is next to the Greyfriars cemetery, where many mysteries and legends are hidden, and some paranormal activity. Part of the Harry Potter book was written in Edinburgh and its writer, JK Rowling, used the inspiration graveyard, join us to discover where she wrote and what she used as inspiration for her novels.

With so many centuries of history , the capital of Scotland is rich in history and legends. You cannot miss this incredible visit to Edinburgh.

In this free tour we will visit:

  • Historical introduction to Edinburgh
  • Royal Mile
  • Victoria Street
  • Grassmarket
  • Greyfriars Cemetery
  • Bobby dog
  • Mysteries about Harry Potter
  • Mackenzie and paranormal activity
  • National Museum of Scotland
  • Writers Museum
  • St. Giles Cathedral
  • Presbyterianism
  • david hume
  • Public executions
  • Maggie Dickson
  • Heart of Midlothian
  • Mercat Cross
  • Fringe Festival

Meeting point: Open in Google Maps

How to find me: We will be at 351 High Street (Royal Mile), opposite St. Giles’ Cathedral with BLACK UMBRELLA

Frequently asked questions

Accessibility:
The tour is suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Large groups:
Large group bookings are accepted. The maximum number of attendees per booking is 10 people.
Minimum of attendees:
A minimum number of attendees is required for the tour to take place.
Pets:
The tour is pet-friendly.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

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YU-HSIEN
14 Aug 2022 London
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Travelled alone - Jul 2022

Love it. Can feel the passion of the guide, and also her expression is funny.

Laia
14 Aug 2022 Sabadell
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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022

Sonia is the beat guru! :)

Cristina
13 Aug 2022 Miami
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Travelled in group - May 2022

Tom
13 Aug 2022 Lisbon
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Melanie did an awesome job guiding us through busy Edinburgh during the fringe festival. Lots of interesting information about the city and always told with the best energy and fun! 100% recommended

Antonia
12 Aug 2022 Washington
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Travelled in group - Jun 2022

Very amusing and knowledgeable guide

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!