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“Good experience”

Real Mary King's Close
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$19.23*
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The Real Mary King's Close Underground Guided Tour
Ranked #18 of 399 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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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Good experience”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Myself and my girlfriend went here ona groupon deal. The tour was very good as was the guide who was very theatrical. This is not a scary tour its more of a history lesson which is very interesting to find out about old Edinburgh.
For the price i definately recommend going. the tour is an hour long and gives an insight in to life many years ago in many different lights.

Visited February 2013
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Skipton, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Very informative”
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”
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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west midlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“brilliant tour to gain an insight into edinburghs history”
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.”
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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