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Edinburgh Castle: Hunt for Stone of Destiny

Enjoy entrance to all attractions within Edinburgh Castle, and discover the city’s most iconic monument

What's tour about

Enjoy entrance to all attractions within Edinburgh Castle, and discover the city’s most iconic monument. Edinburgh Castle dominates Scotland's capital city from its great volcanic summit, and its story has helped shape the nation's story: battles and sieges were fought over it, royalty lived and died within its walls, and countless generations have been inspired by it.

Learn about the many Scottish monarchs it has sheltered, including Queen Margaret (later St Margaret), who died here in 1093, and Mary Queen of Scots, who gave birth to James VI in the Royal Palace in 1566.

IMPORTANT: Entrance tickets to the Metropolitan museum aren't included, but we can buy them for you at your request in advance.

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Edinburgh Castle

The tour starts here

2 hours

walking pace

2-3 km

Approximate tour distance

English

Language of the tour

Audioguide

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Price for the tour

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Great emotions only

If you do not like it, we will refund the money. More info

Itinerary

— Discover Edinburgh Castle
— Explore the vast array of historical items hidden in the many museums and exhibits within
— Learn stories about Scottish monarchs
— Hunt for the Stone of Destiny and place yourself on the throne of Scotland

Start at Edinburgh Castle

Author of the tour

Ryan I am an Edinburgh based journalist, storyteller and tour guide with a passion for the weird and wonderful of our capital city.

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Each tour has built-in maps, so there's no chance for you to get lost. Anytime the weather doesn't cooperate, you can take a break in a nearby cafe. We offer 24/7 online support in your language

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Interactive tours are filled with stories from local residents, audio guides, video clips, riddles and augmented reality – you will have a great time!

The most creative and experienced travel experts around the world make tours for you. It will show the city from the local point of view

Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

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How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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Edinburgh Castle: Hunt for Stone of Destiny
Enjoy entrance to all attractions within Edinburgh Castle, and discover the city’s most iconic monument

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