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Experience

Packed full of history (400 years to be precise)

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The Real Mary King’s Close is hidden beneath the characteristic and lively streets of Edinburgh’s busy thoroughfare – the Royal Mile.

Shrouded in myths and mysteries, the Close and its warren of streets, homes, and passageways offer a truly unique 5 star visitor experience. Unlock the secrets of Edinburgh’s only preserved 17thcentury street, wander through a labyrinth of Old Town alleyways, avoid the cry of gardyloo, and discover the stories of the people who lived, worked, and died here.

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  • Explore Edinburgh’s biggest underground experience.
  • Learn authentic truths about the city’s dark past.
  • Follow in the footsteps of former residents.
  • Meet the Plague Doctor and relax in his outdoor courtyard.

Step down into Edinburgh’s hidden history on a one hour fully guided tour.

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The Real Mary King's Close
2 Warriston's Close
High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1PG 01904 261262
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