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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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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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28 Blair Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QR, Scotland
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Thank greda s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Really enjoyed my first ever ghost tour! As a first time visitor to Edinburgh, I knew very little about the city. I loved the underground portion of the tour, the captivating story telling, the historical information and walking around sites I wouldn't have even known...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great guide and lots of fun. Good informative talk and stories. Enjoyed it, as did my daughter. Lots of history to discover.More

Thank AV2964
MercatToursLtd, Manager at Mercat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post feedback. Your comments go to show that history can be fun and enjoyed. At the end of your tour I hope you left feeling you had gained a little more knowledge of Edinburgh as well as having...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide was a tall theatrical guy called Allun and he was amazing! Was the best tour we have ever taken, more like a walking show!! Vaults were spooky and we really enjoyed the stories. Liked the last room with lots of info too. Good...More

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MercatToursLtd, Manager at Mercat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I can feel your enthusiasm from your review which is great! I will make sure Alun is aware of your feedback. As you know he is a very talented storyteller with the most amazing facial expressions - he knows how to give history a damn...More

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that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
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Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Debbie K
11 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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Bonjour, Nous avons fait la visite « Fossoyeurs d’histoire » en français et avons adoré ! La guide Fred, est très sympathique et dynamique, elle saura vous en apprendre à la fois sur l’histoire de la ville ainsi que sur... More
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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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