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Edinburgh Night Walking Including Underground Vaults

Highlights
  • Delve into Edinburgh's history on a walking tour of the Old Town 
  • Descend to the Blair Street vaults, only accessible with a tour guide 
  • A great choice for travelers interested in dark history and the paranormal
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Edinburgh Night Walking Including Underground Vaults
US$18 per adult
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9pm Evening Tour
Evening tour departing at 9pm.
US$16.04 per adult
9pm Evening Tour + Souvenir
Evening tour departing at 9pm and includes the Official Souvenir Guidebook
US$24.06 per adult
9:30pm Evening Tour + Souvenir
Evening tour departing at 9:30pm and include the Official Souvenir Giudebook
US$25.40 per adult
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Overview
Edinburgh’s dark and mysterious Old Town is best explored at night, when the cloak of darkness adds a chilling atmosphere. Discover the sinister side of Scotland's capital on this ghost tour, designed for travelers interested in the paranormal. Listen to immersive tales of treason and torture from your guide, and embark on a candlelit tour of the 18th-century Blair Street vaults, usually inaccessible to the general public.
What to Expect

Your tour begins in central Edinburgh, where you’ll greet your guide and wind your way through the backstreets of the Old Town. Listen to tales of supernatural history, documented hauntings, and ghostly apparitions, and visit sites of hangings and reported paranormal activity.

After, descend into the 18th-century Blair Street vaults to embark on a candlelit tour of the subterranean caverns. Stroll beneath the stone arches and discover the spot on which poltergeists and spirits have appeared.

Your tour concludes in the vaults’ museum.   

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Highly Recommend!

When I booked the tour, Doomed, Dead, and Buried, the credit card dock was glitchy, and they charged me triple. When the purchase appeared on my card a few hours later, I rushed back, expecting a snarl of red tape and wasted time, pursuing a...More

Thank tandypaprika
Reviewed 5 days ago
A spooky, fun night!

These tours are great. Not only do you get to see parts of Edinburgh you'd never normally see, but you get entertained along the way. Highly recommended.

Thank Vicky S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great if you like theater

The guide was very theatrical, and put great effort in trying to scare the audience by counting stories in low voice and then screaming at unexpected moments. That broke the scary mood we were looking for. We could hear noises from the bar on the...More

Thank Neo P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Actually got scared!

A really nice tour, and a good introduction to the darker side of Edinburgh. Our guide was a lovely young woman (So sorry I can't remember her name) who was a great story teller. Especially when we got to the vaults, all lit by candles,...More

Thank rbkplln
MercatToursLtd, Manager at Mercat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for posting a review and yes, do come back and take another tour with us! The Historic Underground tour remains underground for close to 45 minutes and the focus is the site, giving you a little more time below ground. Remember to redeem your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Scary!!

Those underground vaults gave me the willys but oh, how we enjoyed it. True history, right there and a great evening. Highly recommend.

Thank rafusela
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