Edinburgh Ghost Bus Tour

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Duration: from 1 hour to 1 hour 15 minutes
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Experience Highlights

Learn about Edinburgh's spooky ghost stories and legends on this city bus tour. For just over an hour you'll ride through the streets of the city on a double-decker bus with a tour guide.

Your guide will tell you the stories as you see iconic sites such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, Grassmarket and many other locations with mysterious happenings.

  • Tour Edinburgh on this ghost bus while listening to a tour guide.
  • Learn about mysterious ghost stories , legends and unexpected deaths.
  • See must-see sights such as Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirk, the Royal Mile and more.

What’s included

  • Edinburgh Ghost Bus
  • Tourist guide

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Step by Step

Have fun listening to ghost stories, anecdotes and spooky happenings on this Edinburgh ghost bus tour. The tour lasts just over an hour in total, which is plenty of time to learn from your tour guide.

He or she will meet you on the bus and tell you about what he or she is observing at any given moment. You will be able to see all around you thanks to the full view from the first floor of the bus.

You will be driven through the gloomy streets of Edinburgh, where you will learn all about its ghosts, urban legends and mysterious disappearances that are still unsolved to this day.

You'll hear tales from across the ages, for example, discover Burke and Hare, two notorious murderers and grave robbers at the 19th century medical school. In terms of monuments, don't miss Grassmarket where many traitors were hanged and from which the story of Maggie Dickson, the half-hanged woman, emerges.

Not forgetting other great places that are suspected to be haunted such as Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile or the Palace of Holyroodhouse. At the end of the tour you will be dropped off in the Old Town, from where you can continue exploring the city at your leisure.

Reviews

4.7
· 1320 Reviews
  • J
    Joseph Hall
    5
    (0 Reviews)
    Brilliant tour, informational as well as funny.
  • J
    Julieta
    5
    (0 Reviews)
    Good tour, very complete and full of super interesting stories.
  • A
    Alex
    4
    (0 Reviews)
    The experience was better than I expected, although it is true that I was a little scared with some of the stories. It was worth the trip, but I doubt I will repeat it in the future.
  • D
    Doreen
    4
    (0 Reviews)
    A different experience, more pleasant than I expected.
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