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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Address: 32 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QB , Scotland
Phone Number: +44 131 225 1188
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Military musical spectacular filled with talented performers, pipes...
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: Military musical spectacular filled with talented performers, pipes, drums, and visual lights and fireworks.
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I was lucky enough to stumble on the Edinburgh Military Tattoo while I was researching things to do on my first trip to the UK. It was incredible on how orderly the change (of patrons) from the first to the second show was. The show was incredible, it was one of the highlights of the entire trip.

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

book early its always sold out. best do the evening show wrap up warm Edinburgh is a cold city and sometimes wet. nobody does military better and on the Esplanade in front of the castle it is spectacular.......do not miss this.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has been happening since 1950 as part of the Edinburgh festival (a collection of several festivals). No where else in the UK is there such a spectacular setting for such an event as the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. With the background of the Castle and the massed pipes and drums of the Royal Regiment of... More 

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Dunbar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

a must for the tourist (if you can get a ticket !) well worth a visit .the sound of a full esplanade of pipe bands is unforgettable. steep seating areas .not a lot of room. not sure if appreciated by youngsters. make sure you have a windcheater and waterproof.(and a hat) forget taking a car .take the bus and enjoy... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Lovely to see all nationalities come together to perform a show absolutely flawless and even witnessed a marriage proposal and she Said yes

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Northumberland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What an excellent form of entertainment and education. A mix of old and new involving other countries from the Commonwealth. I recommend this event (especially the venue) to anyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I can't begin to explain how a trip to the tattoo makes me feel. I am very patriotic and when I hear the mass pipes and drums I feel so proud to be Scottish. The castle is an amazing venue and looks beautiful lit up at night and the atmosphere is amazing. Equally, watching all the performers from various countries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A must see for tourists and people from Edinburgh, this is such a fantastic part of the Edinburgh Festival, well worth going to.

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Malton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

first time me&the wife been to scotland we`ve seen edinburgh tattoo on the tv but to see it live was brill.also went on two excursions& all so on the water at loch lomond thanks to shearings holiday coaches for a great time.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Its about 5 years since we attended tattoo it seems that most items contained dance which after a while got boring and the items which did not contain dance were on and off in minutes. Have been at least at least 11 times in total this was the least enjoyable.

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