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“Very informative”

Real Mary King's Close
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$19.22*
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The Real Mary King's Close Underground Guided Tour
Ranked #18 of 394 things to do in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Hidden beneath the Royal Mile lies Edinburgh’s deepest secret: a warren of hidden ‘closes’ where real people lived, worked and died. For centuries they have lain forgotten and abandoned…until now. Visit Edinburgh's most famous Close, which makes Edinburgh's Hidden History unmissable.
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Skipton, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Very informative”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2013

Didn't know anything of the "underground" Edinburgh and thoroughly enjoyed this tour, Lynne our tour guide was very informative and entertaining.

Visited February 2013
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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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“Mary King's Close Edinburgh”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

This was first class, highly recommend this attraction. The guide, Andy we had was superb. He certainly knew his stuff and his humour certainly kept us entertained. It is well worth teh admittance fee. A great way to spend an hour or so in the best city in the world.

Visited March 2013
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“brilliant tour to gain an insight into edinburghs history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

tour guide was descriptive, clear and played his character well, if you want to learn about edinburgh vaults this tour is a must

Visited February 2013
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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“Interesting but not worth the money.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2013

The only WOW bit was right at the end when you saw the street way underground. It was the only fascinating bit and it was quite expensive for just that.

Visited December 2012
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Lisbon, Portugal
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“A nice time”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

We took the first tour on a Sunday morning and since we were only four people taking it, it probably was a better experience than if we went with a large group. It is an interesting place, the tour guide was very good and although it costs a bit of money it is worth it.

Visited January 2013
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