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Underground Tour, Edinburgh

  • Explore the Old Town underground vaults which date back to the 1700s
  • Visit Scotland **** attraction
  • Featured as one of the scariest places on earth by Most Haunted Live

The infamous vaults hidden under the South Bridge in Edinburgh’s Old Town fill the nineteen stone arches of this underground architectural wonder. Join our knowledgeable guide to hear why the vaults were built and why they were eventually abandoned...

Hear tales of how the homeless and destitute community of Edinburgh sought refuge in these former slums. What was it really like to live in the darkness? Who were the criminals that stalked the vaults and what did they want? Explore the candlelit Niddry's Wynd, forgotten on today's maps, with your guide.


45 mins

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No maximum height

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A moderate amount of walking is involved.

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

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Auld Reekie Tours, Tron Kirk

175 High Street,
EH1 1PD,
United Kingdom

Based on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Auld Reekie tours takes Edinburgh visitors on a journey in to the dark side of the city. A journey filled with a criminals, thieves and witches! Explore the 1700's underground vaults with Auld Reekie tours. Tours includes a visit to our medieval torture museum, legendary haunted vault, demonised, old, stone-circled pagan temple, and see a modern witchcraft temple used up until three years ago.
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