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The Royal Mile- From Huts to High Rise

The Royal Mile- From Huts to High Rise

Duration:1 hour total
Languages:Offered in English
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

About your host

I'm Zakia, the founder of Invisible Cities. I am passionate about Edinburgh and everything it has to offer. Angus is a Scotsman with a passion for history and languages! Very at ease amongst different communities, he is keen on showing you how Edinburgh has been built over the years.
Zakia
Zakia
Zakia
Zakia

About Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities is a social enterprise that trains people who have experienced homelessness to become walking tour guides of their own city. We offer alternative tours of Edinburgh, all focused on what our guides are passionate about! We use 100% of our profits for the development of our guides or to give back to the community.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Invisible Cities. .

What we’ll do

Start at the foot of the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade down to the Tron, on the junction with the Bridges for a brief introduction to how Edinburgh's Royal Mile has developed from timbered medieval buildings to the complex street of today. Angus will tell you about many of the Mile's famous closes, offering a quiet retreat from the busy main street, and a glimpse into the layers of language…

What else you should know

The meeting point is at the foot of Edinburgh Castle Esplanade (next to the kiosk).

What to bring

Warm Jacket (This is Scotland)
Umbrella (This is Scotland)

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

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    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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Where you'll be

Start at the foot of the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade down to the Tron, on the junction with the Bridges for a brief introduction to how Edinburgh's Royal Mile has developed from timbered medieval buildings to the complex street of today. Angus will tell you about many of the Mile's famous closes, offering a quiet retreat from the busy main street, and a glimpse into the layers of language underlying the present names of many build.

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused until 30 April 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

What to bring

Warm Jacket (This is Scotland)

More tips

The meeting point is at the foot of Edinburgh Castle Esplanade (next to the kiosk).
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The Royal Mile- From Huts to High Rise
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From €15/person
1 review
From €15/person