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Invisible (Edinburgh) Tour- Leith: The Trainspotting Generation

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    Paul, an Edinburgh local, will give you a tour of Leith, a buzzing port district located in the northern part of the city which is rich in local history. Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural worlds of Leith and Shore, two of Edinburgh’s most famous neighborhoods while you listen to to Paul’s own story detailing his life growing up and living in Leith. Learn about the history of the “Trainspotting Generation,” the young people who were affected by the area’s pervasive heroin addiction issue through Paul’s passionate explanation of literature and films surrounding the topic. Your adventure will begin at the NewKirkgate, one of the oldest streets in the district where you will learn about the most iconic buildings in Leith and progress as Paul brings alive the stories of Leith’s most famous characters, guiding you through your truly unique experience of some of Edinburgh’s most historic and colourful areas.
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    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    Paul is the tour guide and he was brilliant. Smart, funny & interesting to listen to. I strongly recommend the tour for those who are interested in the background of Trainspotting. We learnt much interesting info about Scotland in general. As students of linguistics, we...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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