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Mercat Tours

28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, Scotland
+44 131 225 5445
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'History is a damn good story, what it needs is a damn good telling!' We're a family business and simply love sharing Edinburgh's stories. We're the original, largest, and first 5 star walking tour company in Scotland giving guaranteed quality. With a warm welcome and our award-winning storytelling and tour routes, we'll help you explore and discover Edinburgh. Our expert guides offer a unique, memorable glimpse of our remarkable history. With guaranteed daily departures, year round we offer exclusive access to Blair Street Underground Vaults, Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse & National Museum of Scotland. Our tours begin at 10am and finish at 10pm, so we're sure we'll find something for you!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, Scotland
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Great tour, simon the guide was very engaging and thoroughly entertaining. It lasted 2 hours and was an amazing insight into Edinburgh’s grisly past. Having walked through the underground passages we ended up in a mocked up old tavern where we were served whisky or...More

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We came in the summer time and did a night ghost tour, a recommendation from a girl staying in the same room in our hostel. It was a spur of the moment thing that worked out really well- a great evening activity, it was our...More

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Debbie K
12 January 2018|
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Response from MercatToursLtd | Property representative |
Hi Debbie, Can't wait to welcome you on our tour! As others have advised you will need transport into the centre of town. Our tours are located in the heart of the Old Town, so once you arrive it is very easy to get around... More
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Harmand J
21 November 2017|
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Response from AryaStrike | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour JP, Désolée pour la réponse très tardive. Oui, Mercat propose des tours en français. A réserver sur leur site
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Rob F
7 September 2017|
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Response from Kimberly C D | Reviewed this property |
I'm not able to answer that. I only went on the Hidden and Haunted tour. I would imagine that they all cover some of the same stuff.
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