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Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh

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Overview
The Edinburgh Vaults, one of the city’s most fascinating sights, can only be accessed on a tour. This one focuses exclusively on the vaults, an underground warren below South Bridge in Edinburgh’s Old Town. Step inside with a local guide who’ll reveal tales of hardship and struggle in 18th-century Edinburgh, grisly stories from the city’s dark past, and lead you to a hidden witchcraft temple.
Highlights
  • Get access to the fascinating and rarely visited Edinburgh Vaults
  • Enter a sinister underground world beneath Edinburgh’s Old Town
  • Travel back to the 18th century, when crime and disease ruled the city
  • Discover a side of the capital many visitors—and even locals—miss
What to Expect
Greet your guide on the Royal Mile and escape the tourist trail to discover Edinburgh’s deepest secrets on this underground walking tour through the Edinburgh Vaults. These infamous vaults fill all 19 arches of South Bridge in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. As you walk, you’ll learn the hideous conditions in which Edinburgh’s poorer citizens lived during the 18th century. Descend into the dark, dank vaults and learn what it was like to live in the darkness—and which criminals sought their prey there. You’ll explore candlelit Niddry’s Wynd, visit a witchcraft temple with a haunted stone circle, and brave the Haunted Vault, where a myriad mysterious events have occurred.
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Departure Point
300 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PH, UK
Duration
1h
Return Details
45 Niddry St, Edinburgh EH1 1LG, UK
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  • Professional guide
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  • Gratuities
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Edinburgh Old Town, Royal Mile, and 1 more
  • Duration: 1h
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