Real Mary King's Close
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What people are saying about Real Mary King's Close

A fantastic experience, a great guide too.

Our Guide (Tom ) did an excellent job informing us of all the history surrounding streets, amazing how they are still here to view.

Edinburgh: Real Mary King's Close Guided Tour Reviewed by DAVID, 19/05/2019

Full of interest, well organised and great for families.

We went here with our sons aged 16, 13, 11, and everyone really enjoyed this tour under the streets of Edinburgh. The guide was fun and enthusiastic and painted a vivid picture of life in ancient Edinburgh, warts and all! For me the highlight was the actual Mary King’s Close itself which was well enough preserved to be able to imagine it as one of Edinburgh’s main streets with bustling market and busy homes and businesses. The tour lasted about an hour and wasn’t cheap, but the guide was great and there was lots to see and learn so I would certainly recommend this tour to others.

Edinburgh: Real Mary King's Close Guided Tour Reviewed by Helen, 17/04/2019

Brilliant experience, great for the whole family

We really enjoyed visiting The Real Mary’s Experience. Our Children, aged 10 and 12 years found it really interesting and great fun. We would really recommend a visit, well worth it.

Edinburgh: Real Mary King's Close Guided Tour Reviewed by Sophie, 09/12/2018

Interesting, well presented and informative

We really enjoyed the history and the presentation of our tour guide - I believe his name was Adam - it was the 4.15 tour on the 13/11/18

Edinburgh: Real Mary King's Close Guided Tour Reviewed by Vanessa, 21/11/2018

Step back in time and be shocked by this glimpse into history.

One of the highlights of 5 days in Edinburgh. Stepping into Mary King’s world was interesting and educational. Until this tour, I used to think how amazing it would be to go back in time and see what life was like. This tour cures that desire through vivid descriptions of what you would really be stepping into if you lived in Edinburgh 300-400 years ago.

Edinburgh: Real Mary King's Close Guided Tour Reviewed by Tammy, 19/09/2018

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