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Edinburgh's Hidden Treasures Black Taxi Tour

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Explore Scotland’s UNESCO–listed capital city by black taxi on this private 4-hour tour in Edinburgh. Travel through the ancient streets of Edinburgh by black cab and listen as a private guide brings the city’s rich history to life.. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Edinburgh hotel.

What You'll Get

Following a pickup at your Edinburgh hotel, meet your private guide and take a seat in your traditional black cab. Then, spin onward through the UNESCO World Heritage– listed city to begin your 4-hour tour. Hear hair-raising tales of thieves, robbers, and murderers such as criminal duo Burke and Hare and ‘Half Hangit’ Maggie Dickson. Along the way, learn the origins of the Royal Mile and discover key sites of interest including the National War Memorial. 

Admire fine views over Edinburgh Castle as your private guide sheds light on its colorful history. Visit ancient sites such as the Grassmarket — where public executions used to happen — and hear chilling stories of grave-robbers, murderers and famous Edinburgh characters such as Burke and Hare, ‘Half Hangit’ Maggie Dickson, and Greyfriars Bobby.

Find out how the Royal Mile got its name and take in top city attractions including the National War Memorial.

Besides the above your guide will show you buildings, avenues, alley ways that very few tourists ever get to see and you will hear stories and anecdotes about this wonderful city that will make your hair curl. Finally, we return in comfort to your hotel to conclude your tour.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private driver/guide
  • Driving tour

  • Food and drinks

Departure Point
Centrally located Edinburgh hotel.

Departure Time
9:00 AM

4 hours

Return Details
Tour returns to your Edinburgh hotel.

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Capital Taxi Tours in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.

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