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“Fabulous!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
32 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QB , Scotland
+44 131 225 1188
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Type: Performances
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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.
Sour Lake, Texas
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“Fabulous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A real bucket list experience. Don't miss it!! From start to finish, a real treat. Loved the pipes and drums, and just wish there had been even more of them.

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“Tourists will love this”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My family took my uncle who was home from Australia to see the tattoo . We had a great night . Marching bands, dancers, fireworks and an amazing lighting using the castle backdrop to highlight the country of the band.
My only criticism was too much dancing . There should've been more focus on the military aspect of the bands.
Obviously organisers trying to cater for all age groups .
Not something you would go to every year.

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“The real thing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

There is nothing like being there - the atmosphere is incredible, the setting is magical, the spectacle is stirring and the sound (provided you like the pipes) is electrifying !

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“Bucket List”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We have wanted to attend the Tattoo for years having watched it on TV many times. The atmosphere was great, the various performances were excellent and parts of the Tattoo very moving.
It was a cold night with some rain, but it didn't matter, it was a wonderful night and a privilege to attend. A huge crowd has to be seated and then depart after the event, and it was all handled very well indeed by all staff members.
A night to remember.

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“Must See”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This takes place in August every year. It is good enough to plan a visit around. A first class show in every aspect. Get tickets online before you get there. It was an entertaining and moving evening shared with people from all over the world. Don't miss it.

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