Edinburgh’s Historic Underground Tour

1 Day

Get exclusive access to the Blair Street Underground Vaults – the largest system of underground caverns in Edinburgh – with a historic Edinburgh walking tour.

Highlights

  • Exclusive access to the city’s oldest, deepest vaults
  • Secrets and stories of Edinburgh’s underworld
  • Personal tour in a small group
  • See and touch 19th-century artifacts
  • Visit our Discovery Room with 3D model and display

Edinburgh’s Historic Underground Tour

Underground Walking Tour in Edinburgh
Access the Blair Street Underground Vaults, Edinburgh’s largest underground cavern system, exclusively.

Take a trip back to discover some of the darkest memories of Edinburgh as you follow your expert guide to the dark and humid world under the Old Town of Edinburgh.

The Blair Street Underground Vaults hold many bloody souls trapped in waiting for your arrival. Discover their history and live walking through the chilling halls of the cavern.

The walking tour takes 1 hour and 15 minutes, finishing with time in our Discovery Room, complete with a 3D model, artifacts, and a short presentation.

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Last Updated on February 4, 2022 by Tours Editor @ gotravelyourself.com