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Edinburgh: Harry Potter Walking Tour

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Visit places with deep connections to Harry Potter and hear fascinating stories from your knowledgeable guide, on this guided Harry Potter tour in Edinburgh, where Rowling worked on the first novel.


  • Visit the place where Rowling worked on the first novel
  • See the inspiration for one of the Hogwarts houses
  • Check out a unique place that inspired some of the character names
  • Hear fascinating stories and facts about the Harry Potter universe


What a magical atmosphere in the place where J.K. Rowling wrote parts of the first novel! You will have a chance to feel it yourself. You will visit one of the Hogwarts Houses also. What is the connection between Hogwarts and Lauriston Place? What a unique and a bit scary place inspired to create the names for some of the characters in the books! Where you can see Rowling’s handprints? Where is the ‘birthplace’ of Harry Potter? You will also have a chance to find out if you are pure blood, a muggle, or a squib. A professional local guide will tell you fascinating stories and facts. You will also get to experience the following attractions: - Edinburgh City Chambers - Victoria Street - The Elephant House Café - Greyfriars Kirkyard - George Heriot's School - Spoon Café - The Balmoral Hotel


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