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Edinburgh: Underground Vaults & Graveyard Evening Tour

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ToursSightseeing ToursHalloween ActivitiesTheme ToursCulture & HistoryHistory & HeritageDark TourismEco Certified

Explore our infamous, dark past and the characters doomed to die and doomed to haunt the living. You'll visit both the Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate Graveyard.

Highlights

  • Explore the Blair Street Underground Vaults and the Canongate graveyard
  • Hear of infamous murderers and cursed souls
  • Delve into the terror of Edinburgh’s past

Description

Explore the haunted Blair Street Underground Vaults with access no other tour company can offer, then head to the Canongate graveyard, where the spirits of the dead await. It might be something to do with the change in temperature. Or the perpetual darkness. Or the ever smaller rooms, stretching beyond the weak beam of a torch. Whatever the reason, there’s something unsettling about the Blair Street Underground Vaults – and your expert guide will reveal the troubling tales on this evening walking tour. Cannibals. Body snatchers. Deals with the Devil. And that’s before you even head underground. Torture. Murder. Hangings. And that’s just what went on in the vaults. A walk along dim streets to the Canongate graveyard will bring you to the resting place of the city’s most famous figures: Adam Smith, the father of economics; David Rizzio, the lover of Mary Queen of Scots; and James Douglas, 3rd Marquess of Queensberry – the infamous cannibal of the Canongate. 

Includes

Award-winning local storytellers. TourTalk radio receiver to enjoy live storytelling at a safe distance. Exclusive access to Blair Street Underground Vaults.

Important Information

  • You must be at least 18 years-old to enjoy this tour. Tours are guaranteed all year round so please dress appropriately.

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