Edinburgh: Audio Tour through History of Crime

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Take a walk around Edinburgh, the home to the forensic science of Scotland with in app audio tour!


  • Learn about the achievements of the best criminologists of Edinburgh
  • Discover Sherlock Holmes's real prototype
  • Admire the scenery which opens near New Calton Graveyard
  • Find out why the Heart of Midlothian is always getting spat at by locals
  • Listen about the most famous crimes in Edinburgh


Embark on a captivating stroll through Edinburgh, renowned as the hub of forensic science in Scotland! Commence your journey by pondering over a plaque marking the birthplace of Arthur Conan Doyle, the mastermind behind the enigmatic Sherlock Holmes. Then, delve into Governor's House, where the true tale that inspired Stevenson's creation of the infamous Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde unfolds. Immerse yourself in the enigmatic ambiance of Old Surgeon's Hall, where the narrative unravels the city's shadowy past. Behold the tranquil scenery of Grassmarket, a thoroughfare now serene but once shadowed by the presence of gallows. Experience the thrill of detective work as you gaze upon the High Court, learning of cases cracked within its imposing walls and unraveling their mysteries. And don't miss the haunting Heart of Midlothian, a poignant symbol of Edinburgh's darker history, marking the site of executions in the city center. By the tour's end, you'll be well-versed in Edinburgh's underworld, so dive deep into the chilling secrets this city holds... HOW IS THE TOUR GOING — Stay flexible: [join the tour whenever you want and] explore the sights as long as you like. — Enjoy the tour even offline: all audio tours are tested for high quality and easy navigation.


Downloadable Self-Guided Audio Tour on the WeGoTrip app in English

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  • The audio tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. You will get a link to download it by email and SMS

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