Edinburgh: The People's Story Walking Tour

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Immerse yourself in Edinburgh’s past, present, and future on this walking tour, where you can learn about famous and lesser known people from the city.


  • Explore Edinburgh's Old and New Town
  • Take in panoramic views of the city from the castle gates
  • Hear tales of Edinburgh's most iconic people


Join a walking tour and learn about the people who have lived in Edinburgh through the ages. From candlemakers to witches and kings and poets, the city has long been home to an eclectic range of individuals,and their experiences have shaped the city into the vibrant place it is today. A dedicated local expert will guide you through Edinburgh's Old and New Town, where you can take in panoramic views and hear the stories of locals who have lived here, past and present.


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  • This tour will take place rain or shine

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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