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Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour we cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile we lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions cloned sheep and the birthplace of Harry Potter. Highlights include:New Town
From GBP300.00
 
Private Edinburgh Sightseeing and History Tour
"Edinburgh has been the Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century and stands proudly on seven hills creating the dramatic skyline of this lively cosmopolitan city. Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Join this and hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During your tour you will cover all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh. Starting on the famous Royal Mile your guide Alan will lead you through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP45.00
 
Edinburgh City Tour in Private Minibus from Glasgow
"Compare Edinburgh’s Old Town where families lived in cramped conditions and rubbish was thrown out of the windows to the elegant Georgian New Town with its three main streets and a square at either end. Hear about the hangings that took place in the Grassmarket as you marvel at the impenetrable Castle Rock above you and hear about the attempts to capture Edinburgh C witch hunters firebrand priests and philosophers all living on the side of a dead volcano. During our tour all the main sights of the Old & New City of Edinburgh will be covered. Starting on the famous Royal Mile you will be lead through the windy streets and up the hills to sites of executions
From GBP350.00

George Street Tips (30)

The Living Room

This has been extended sideways recently but still has a bar area towards the front with a popular large restaurant further back. Bar staff are always friendly and the place attracts a slightly older...
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clivedinburgh
Jul 01, 2006

The Jam House

We went here on a Saturday, there is free entry before 10pm. Once inside there is a bar and cloakroom that always seem busy. Moving through the venue then opens out into the main hall that has plenty...
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clivedinburgh
Feb 19, 2006

Queens Arms

The Queens Arms is a good place to dive into whilst shopping to re-charge the batteries. Open fires, big central bar with plenty of drinks to choose from. Used to watch football in here when caught...
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clivedinburgh
Dec 09, 2005

JD Wetherspoons at "THE STANDING ORDER"

This is one of the hundreds of Wetherspoon pubs in Britain that offer really cheap grog with farly good pub food that is moderatley priced. The crowd is an eclectic mix of oldies and youngies there...
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huwhit
Aug 16, 2005

Bar Kohl

Bar Kohl has what no other bar in Edinburgh has - an unrivalled selection of Vodka-based drinks. Whether you like shots (more flavours than one could imagine), milkshake, smoothies, cocktails, mixers...
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carlitoab
Jun 13, 2005

Opal Lounge

This is where Edinburgh's 'Elite' mix - well at least at weekends. I used to go as a student during the week, it was great. Although it might be off-putting to some, to a tourist it will have a lot to...
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Jun 13, 2005

Candy Bar

An offshoot of its Glasgow sister-bar Edinburgh's candy bar serves up cocktails and a good food menu which includes Asian and tapas dishes. On a Friday and Saturday night this is where the trendy cute...
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leok
Nov 03, 2004

Opal Lounge

Cool downstairs bar in George Street.Dark and retro, very cool music, and fantastic cocktails.Liked it here and would highly recommend a visit. Smart, no 'wings' if you are on a hen night!! I saw a...
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Weener
Apr 12, 2004

The Dome

Huge building with high glass dome in the middle of the bar, and marble columns. Enter by rotating doors, it feels like you shouldnt be allowed in without being on a VVVIP guestlist or similar! But,...
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Weener
Apr 12, 2004

The Dome

The Grill room holds this bar's highlight - the ceiling, which gave the place it's name. It also has a large impressive looking well stocked bar in the centre of the room. The venue used to be a bank...
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leok
Dec 30, 2003

Po Na Na

This has been around for years but still draws a crowd - especially at weekends. The underground bar and small dancefloor has seen better times but after a few drinks no-one seems to care. The music -...
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leok
Dec 30, 2003

The Opal Lounge

Not cheap but popular with the trendy set. This is where MTV held their after-party party in 2003. The dancefloor isn't huge and the music hardly cutting edge but it is a great place to have fun. The...
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Dec 30, 2003
 
 
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Scott Monument

The Scott Monument is a beautiful Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. It is quite dirty, unfortunately it was decided cleaning the monument may damage it, so it has been...
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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle dominates the entire city of Edinburgh from its perch high up on castle rock. We thought it looked beautiful in the recent snow. It looks quite different from its far side so it is...
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Mons Meg - Edinburgh Castle

In 1457, King James II was presented with two massive siege guns, one blew up in use, and the other is still to be seen on display at Edinburgh Castle. Made in Mons in Belgium it fired missiles...
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Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle has lots to see and takes a lot of time to see it all. There are plenty of free Toilets and they haven't forgotten you many get hungry and thirsty. Located in the old Cart Sheds...
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National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland is housed in two different buildings, the old one (former Royal Museum that was built in 1866, a fine Victorian structure on its own) and the new modern building from...
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Museum on the Mound

Opened in 2006 this was the most boring museum I visited in Scotland :) Museum on the Mound was just on my way so I walked in to check but I got bored no matter it’s a small thematic museum that I...
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