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Historic Free Tour of Edinburgh. Essential

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on May 03, 2021

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.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

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

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  • Meeting point:
    369 High St, Edinburgh EH1, UK
    369 High St, Edinburgh EH1, UK
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    We will be at 351 High Street (Royal Mile), opposite St. Giles’ Cathedral with BLACK UMBRELLA

How much does this tour cost?

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).

Tour opinions

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Dave 26 Nov 2022
Bristol
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022

Brilliant walking tour of Edinburgh with Tommy a definite must do if your in the city

Ticiana 23 Nov 2022
London
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Travelled alone - Nov 2022

The tour was amazing and Tommy is a great guide, he tells the best stories in an interesting way. Would recommend without hesitation.

Anastasia 20 Nov 2022
Nantes
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022

Raj was a perfect guide, professional and passionate about Scottish history and heritage.I recommended without hesitation

Inma 17 Nov 2022
Valencia
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Travelled in couple - Nov 2022

Jule was the best! Was such an interesting tour!

David 16 Nov 2022
London
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Travelled in couple - Oct 2022

Jen was very informative, lively and it was a great tour!

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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