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Tickets for Doomed Dead & Buried Guided Tour

Take a spooky stroll through Edinburgh's most haunted locations

Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted
COVID-19 update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

Overview

Highlights

  • Explore Canongate Kirkyard and visit the resting places of famous figures, like Adam Smith, the father of economics
  • See if you feel a change in temperature in the ever smaller rooms in the darkness of Blair Street Underground Vaults
  • Hear creepy tales of dastardly deeds and ghostly sightings in Edinburgh's most atmospheric locations

Description

Think cannibals, body snatchers, deals made with the Devil – and all that's before you even head underground.

Learn about the famous characters whose souls still roam the perpetual darkness of Blair Street Underground Vaults. Meet Canongate graveyard's most famous figures, including David Rizzio, a confidant of Mary Queen of Scots, and the infamous cannibal of the Canongate. This creepy ghost tour of Edinburgh's spookiest spots guarantees sleepless nights.

Ticket

What's included

Exploration of Blair Street Underground Vaults and Canongate Kirkyard
An English-speaking guide
Small tour group

What's not included

Gratuities (optional)

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation may be available depending on your ticket selection
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

Instructions

1
Mercat Cross
High Street, EH1 1RF, Edinburgh
2
Blair Street Underground Vaults
28 Blair Street, EH1 1QR, Edinburgh
  • Show your smartphone ticket to the guide at the meeting point, the Mercat Cross. Look for the eight-sided monument with a white unicorn on top
  • Your guide will be dressed in black, wearing an orange lanyard, and holding a black & orange umbrella and an iPad
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your selected timeslot

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