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Mercat Tours provide brilliant history and ghost tours of Edinburgh in Scotland. Using award-winning storytellers, Mercat brings the city’s history to life with true stories and engaging detail. Mercat Tours Edinburgh aim to show their guests a unique and different side to Scotland, which a bus tour or guidebook may miss.

The history tours cover Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, including skip-the-line entrance to Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse, and the treasures of the Old Town. Plus, Mercat Tours are the only tour company in the city that has access to the Blair Street Underground Vaults in Edinburgh. Mercat ghost tours explore the chilling side of the city and the company run tours during the day after dark. These eerie tours visit the ghostly graveyards and haunted streets of Edinburgh and feature hair-raising stories of hangings, murder and torture.

Tours run daily and in all weather conditions. The meeting point of all the Mercat Tours in Edinburgh is the octagonal stone monument. Situated on the Royal Mile, the monument is opposite the beautiful City Chambers. Walking tours have a maximum of 30 people on them, which means the guides can always be heard and guests can always feel involved. Whether you’re seeking a bespoke private tour or a one-hour evening tour, Mercat Tours have every angle covered and aim to provide excursions to suit everybody.