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90 Minutes Kickstart Private Tour of Edinburgh

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First time in Edinburgh? Wondering where to go and what to see in this colorful city? We got you! Kickstart your time in Edinburgh with a 90-minute introduction of the city with the help of your favorite local. See the main highlights of Edinburgh and discover the best the city has to offer. Your local host will answer all of your travel questions and will provide you with local insights and recommendations according to your liking.On this private tour, you’ll visit the must-see historical spots of the city, but also see hidden places that will give an authentic feeling of the city. Go to Parliament Square and find out who John Knox is. Explore Greyfriars’ Kirkyard and hear all about the secrets that lie in the graveyard. Visit the Edinburgh Castle and learn about the precious Stone of Destiny. Wandering about the best places for food and drinks? Get your personal recommendations from your local host plus extra tips and tricks on what to see and do in Edinburgh.

What You'll Get

Itinerary
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Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

After you meet your local guide at Mercat Cross, explore St Giles' Cathedral, also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, which has been one of Edinburgh's religious focal points for approximately 900 years.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House Lady Stair's Close Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2PA Scotland

Get to know more about the lives of three of the foremost Scottish writers: Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG Scotland

There has been a royal castle on the rock since at least the reign of David I in the 12th century. Discover this unique place before hearing the final recommandations of your guide at the end of your tour.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: 21 Grassmarket Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland

Discover this historic market place and nowadays event space in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. In relation to the rest of the city it lies in a hollow, well below surrounding ground levels. Stop by a local's favourite inn nearby and grab something to eat if you feel hungry.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Greyfriars Kirkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland

Wonder in this cemetery from the 16th century. Hear the famous story about Greyfriars Bobby, the loyal dog who guarded his master's grave.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland

Home to collections from around the world encompassing Archaeology, history, science, technology, art, world cultures and lots more. The museum has 7 floors and a roof terrace with fantastic panoramic views of the city.

Duration: 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Local Guide
  • Private Tour


Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food & beverages


Duration
1 hour 30 minutes

Return Details
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, UK


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