Dig up the classic yet sinister roots of the world’s largest Georgian planned town on a self-guided walking AUDIO TOUR, with an architectural designer as your narrator.
The tours are location aware, so you will hear directions and stories as you move. You can pause anytime.
In 90 minutes, you’ll learn how Edinburgh became the largest planned town development in the world – and a “model city”. The narrator will share old maps and drawings with you.
Although its original Georgian fabric has suffered many alterations, the tour will show you clear traces of the former neoclassical city. You’ll see the often overlooked details in the fanlights and elegant ironwork of the original New Town street lights.
On this route full of breathtaking landscapes, you’ll dive into the economic and political influence of the union between Scotland and England.
You can look forward to seeing:
Along the way, you'll discover:
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Explore Edinburgh’s history through its buildings on itineraries created by architects. We offer audio tours for individuals and private guided tours for groups in English and French. Every purchased tour supports the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.
Mon-Sun 9am - 7pm
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Departs: Edinburgh - City Centre
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