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“Plan a cold night!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
32 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QB , Scotland (Princes Street and Gardens)
+44 131 225 1188
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Recommended
$170*
and up
Scottish Highlands Day Trip and Edinburgh...
Ranked #3 of 317 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Military musical spectacular filled with talented performers, pipes, drums, and visual lights and fireworks.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Plan a cold night!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Loved the bands but hated the scramble out of the place. Disorganised chaos. Never seen so few people take so much time to get out. Football match is easier.

Visited August 2012
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Tattoo you”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Probably one of the best shows in the whole of scotland with castle as backdrop poeple from all over the world come to see and hear the best we have to offer so much for your money enjoy enjoy enjoy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Brilliant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Definitely the highlight of our Scotland experience and the reason we came back, it did not disappoint. It stopped raining during the show too, but the rain wasn't going to dampen our high spirits, just felt honoured to be there and enjoyed the festival type atmosphere.. The bagpipes are amazing, and the precision of the top secret drummers were a standout. Loved it.

Visited August 2012
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Indiana
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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fabulous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

The setting for the Tattoo couldn't have been more striking! The musicians exit the gate to Edinburgh Castle. Hearing bagpipers there is quite moving. No seat seems bad.

Visited August 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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133 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“My heart still skips a beat when I think about that night!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

This was one of the most amazing nights I have ever experienced. We are from Chicago and were visiting during the Tattoo. Everything from the crowd entering the castle to the moving piping was incredible. My wife, daughters, 8 and 10, and I were BLOWN away by the beautiful night of pipers. You have to experience the thrill of hundreds of bagpipers playing from all over the world.

Visited August 2012
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