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Review of Mercat Tours

Mercat Tours
Ranked #62 of 249 Tours in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 'History is a damn good story, what it needs is a damn good telling!' We're a family business and simply love sharing Edinburgh's stories. We're the original, largest, and first 5 star walking tour company in Scotland giving guaranteed quality. With a warm welcome and our award-winning storytelling and tour routes, we'll help you explore and discover Edinburgh. Our expert guides offer a unique, memorable glimpse of our remarkable history. With guaranteed daily departures, year round we offer exclusive access to Blair Street Underground Vaults, Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyroodhouse & National Museum of Scotland. Our tours begin at 10am and finish at 10pm, so we're sure we'll find something for you!
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We booked the ‘Historical Underground’ tour which was conducted by Simon. The tour was informative, thoroughly enjoyable and Simon was very knowledgeable and friendly. This tour of approx 1 hour 15 mins is highly recommended. If you struggle with stairs, uneven surfaces and dark, confined spaces this is not for you. However, we loved it.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We had Fred or Frederick and she was great! Informative and interesting, friendly , funny and warming. The history of the vaults was great and so good my 8 year old wAnted to do the same vaults tour but the ghost one the next day! So we went and booked our second tour with mercat! Worth paying for this tour as Really was well put together.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 May 2018

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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

I was recommended to visit the Edinburgh Vaults while in Scotland and I decided to venture down with Mercat vaults and looking back, I wouldn’t have it any other way!

Ruth was my guide and she was kind, knowledgeable and made the experience absolutely wonderful!

She was happy to answer questions and she got the group into the whole experience by getting them to help with re-enactments! We all had a laugh, a chill and a lesson.

Before venturing into the vaults, remember that Boots is always there and never, ever challenge him! Good luck...

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