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Edinburgh: Historic Underground Vaults Daytime Tour

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ToursSightseeing ToursTheme ToursCulture & HistoryHistory & HeritageSmall groupEco Certified

This is a chance to descend and discover our world famous Underground Vaults – the deepest, largest and most extensive in the city.

Highlights

  • Explore the history of the famous Blair Street Underground Vaults
  • Hear how real people lived, and worked, in the Vaults
  • See, and touch, artefacts from 19th Century
  • Have a thrilling day with Scotland's first 5-star walking tour

Description

The Story of the Underground This is a chance to visit our Underground Vaults – the deepest, largest and most extensive in the city in the company of a Mercat historian. After sitting unexplored for two centuries, there are many questions waiting to be answered…Why were the Vaults built? When and who by? Who used the Vaults? When and why? How did they work, and play? Your guide will recount their history, recall their stories and answer your questions during this glimpse into our past.

Includes

Shared or private tour (depending on option selected) Visit to Interpretation Centre Award-winning local storytellers TourTalk radio receiver to enjoy live storytelling at a safe distance Exclusive access to Blair Street Underground Vaults

Important Information

  • Tours operate rain or shine

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