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Edinburgh Uncovered: 900 Years in 90 Minutes walking tour

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Canongate - meet at the gates of Canongate Kirk

153 Canongate

Edinburgh

EH8 8BN

United Kingdom

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An introduction to Edinburgh's history from its tiny medieval beginnings to the vibrant cultural capital it is today!

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Ever wondered why Edinburgh looks the way it does today?...or how it came to be Scotland's foremost city? This tour gives you the answers to these questions by looking at some of the key influences that have shaped the city since its foundation almost 900 years ago including trade, industry, royalty, education, identity and more!

Starting in the heart of the ancient Canongate you'll see some of the city's most interesting buildings, from the traditional Scots Tolbooth to Neo-classical monuments, via Victorian breweries and the ultra-modern Scottish Parliament, before finishing on top of Calton Hill with its spectacular panoramic views.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Pre-booking required.
  • This tour is restricted to a maximum of 6 people to allow for social distancing.
  • This tour takes place outside and covers 3-4km, please wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes.
  • This tour is given in English and is recommended for ages 16+
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Location

Canongate - meet at the gates of Canongate Kirk

153 Canongate

Edinburgh

EH8 8BN

United Kingdom

View Map

Refund policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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Guided walking tours of Edinburgh for anyone interested in its rich history; from first-time visitors to long-term residents!

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OUR TOURS

  • Look at Edinburgh's social history and urban development from its tiny, medieval beginnings to the vibrant, cultural capital it is today.
  • Focus on the history of the city itself, not just its location for major historical events, notorious characters and famous residents.
  • Are friendly, relaxed and informative and take place outside in super-small groups of up to 8 people.
  • Are researched, developed and led by a local, independent guide.
  • Do not contain costumed guides or sensational stories!
  • Have a 'Good to Go' tick showing our tours are taken within government and tourist industry covid-19 guidelines.


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