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The Real Mary King Close Tour - Ticket & Hotel Deals

2 Warriston's Cl, High St, , Edinburgh, EH1 1PG.

Costumed guides bring stories to life

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  • Costumed guides bring stories to life
  • Explore a hidden world beneath Edinburgh
  • Discover the secret history of Edinburgh
  • Discover Edinburgh's hidden history
  • Journey through uniquely preserved streets and houses
  • Situated on the Royal Mile, opposite the Mercat Cross and St Giles’ Cathedral
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The Real Mary King's Close Breaks

Explore the hidden history of Edinburgh via uniquely preserved streets and houses.

The Real Mary King’s Close attraction transports you back to 17th century Edinburgh, a world of narrow cobbled streets, crowded tenement buildings and dark alleyways. Costumed character guides lead you through uniquely preserved streets and houses beneath the streets of the Scottish capital city. You’ll hear fascinating tales from the past that bring the Close vividly to life. Hear from the maid to the merchant, the foul clenger to the poet as they tell stories from Edinburgh’s dark and mysterious past.

The Real Mary King’s Close Highlights

  • A historic close located in the Old Town area of Edinburgh.
  • Explore the hidden history of Edinburgh.
  • Hear tales of Edinburgh’s dark and mysterious past.
  • Legend has it that the close is haunted!

What Makes it Super

The Real Mary King’s Close is a great way to discover some of the secret history of the Scottish capital. Explore a labyrinth of hidden streets and closes filled with mystery and legends. You may even feel a ghostly presence during your journey!


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