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The Real Mary King's Close: a voyage through time

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Lose yourself in a mysterious medieval maze under the South Bridge arches, just steps from the Royal Mile.

The present city having been built over the old, it is possible to go back in time by descending into Edinburgh's bowels. The underground areas provide exact ‘photographs' of Edinburgh as it was in the 16th century. A few feet below the surface, accompanied by an erudite guide, you will encounter a forgotten medieval city. The guides are unbeatable: full of stories and anecdotes, with each—don't worry— possessed of a flawless sense of direction! A strange world awaits you, with its rather frightening maze of streets. Yet this is where the locals lived and worked, from the 16th century well into the 19th century. The place is cold, dark, and maybe even haunted… hence the many myths and legends surrounding it. An unforgettable visit!

The Real Mary King's Close
2 High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1PG

+44 845 070 6244

www.realmarykingsclose.com

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