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Mercat Tours

28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, Scotland
+44 131 225 5445
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Edinburgh Night Walking Including Underground Vaults
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Ghostly Underground Vaults Tour in Edinburgh
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'History is a damn good story, what it needs is a damn good telling!' We're a family business and simply love sharing Edinburgh's stories. We're the original, largest, and first 5 star walking tour company in Scotland giving guaranteed quality. With a warm welcome and our award-winning storytelling and tour routes, we'll help you explore and discover Edinburgh. Our expert guides offer a unique, memorable glimpse of our remarkable history. With guaranteed daily departures, year round we offer exclusive access to Blair Street Underground Vaults, Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse & National Museum of Scotland. Our tours begin at 10am and finish at 10pm, so we're sure we'll find something for you!
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28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 225 5445
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Thank Linzi J
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We had a tour of all the underground tunnels. Sue our guide was excellent. They were fascinating. A great tour and one not to miss. Thank you 😊

Thank 6mic66
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on a one hour history tour with Nora. She was great. You go deep beneath the South Bridge. Very atmospheric, very entertaining, yet very educational - the kids thought it was good too. Haven't been on a Mercat tour for many many years....More

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Thank Mairi O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First ghost tour ever, at 54! Lydia, enjoyable, entertaining, comical. An hour at 10pm, Hidden and Haunted. Well worth the £13. I don’t get spooked easily as there is an explanation for everything, but a couple of nervous laughs, especially Lydia’s face in candlelight, then...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the 21h ghosts and ghouls tour and we were not satisfied. We had a 10+p hen party that was obnoxious, loud and ruined every vibe by laughing, yelling and turning on their flashlight in the dark spots. The guide was a originally french...More

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MercatToursLtd, Creative Devleopment Manager at Mercat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago


Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Debbie K
12 January 2018|
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Response from MercatToursLtd | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, Can't wait to welcome you on our tour! As others have advised you will need transport into the centre of town. Our tours are located in the heart of the Old Town, so once you arrive it is very easy to get around... More
Harmand J
21 November 2017|
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Response from AryaStrike | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour JP, Désolée pour la réponse très tardive. Oui, Mercat propose des tours en français. A réserver sur leur site
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Rob F
7 September 2017|
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Response from Kimberly C D | Reviewed this property |
I'm not able to answer that. I only went on the Hidden and Haunted tour. I would imagine that they all cover some of the same stuff.