Real Mary King"s Close official guide : the Royal Mile Edinburgh.

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Get ready for your tour of Edinburgh’s only preserved 17th century underground street. The Real Mary King’s Close is one of Scotland’s most unique historic sites. Open throughout the year, the warren of underground spaces can be accessed from the Royal Mile.

BOOK NOW. We recommend booking The Real Mary King's Close tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 7 The Real Mary King's Close tours on Tripadvisor/5(K).

The Real Mary King's Close. To make your booking, complete the form below. Bookings can be made up until midnight on the day before your visit. Please read our booking terms and conditions.

Please double check that all details are correct before processing as tickets are non-refundable or transferable. Reopened to the public inMary King's Close is one of the best known closes in Edinburgh, which displays the misery and illness which plagued the city throughout the 16th and 17th centuries.

The Real Mary King’s Close is one of the closes (alleyways) situated under the Old Town buildings. The Real Mary King's Close, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

18, likes talking about this 42, were here. Imagine a warren of streets frozen in time beneath Edinburgh’s Royal Mile where behind /5(K). Closes, the Scots term for ancient alleyways, form a labyrinth of frightfully narrow streets punctuating Edinburgh’s High Street and Royal close in question is comprised of a cluster of underground passageways named after Mary King, an affluent merchant burgess and widow residing in the buildings from around : Tori Chalmers.

Hidden away beneath the cobbled streets of Edinburgh Old Town, the Real Mary King’s Close is a historic street that disappeared from view in the s, when Edinburgh’s lower classes were forced underground to allow for the city’s modernisation.

The street offers a family-friendly glimpse into Edinburgh’s past, with tours led by costumed character Basics. Delve deeper into Edinburgh’s dark past by going underground to the Real Mary King's Close, an historic site that lies beneath the UNESCO-listed Edinburgh Old Town.

By taking a tour of the close, you’ll access areas that are usually off-limits to the public and guarantee your place on the often sold-out tours.

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Experience 17th-century Edinburgh by touring The Real Mary King's Close. This collection of underground alleyways features buildings dating back to period of the Plague, and gives you a glimpse of Edinburgh life hundreds of years ago. Take a tour with a guide in period dress Real Mary Kings Close book will recount the.

Discover Edinburgh’s hidden history at The Real Mary King’s Close - a hidden network of underground streets and homes which branch off from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

The Real Mary King's Close presents an historically accurate interpretation of life in Edinburgh from the 16th to the 19th century. Discover the highs and lows of 16th century townhouse living. Meet some of the people who lived here in the 17th century and learn the truth about how the Burgh Council dealt with the plague epidemic of The Real Mary King's Close, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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A deal fit for a King. Entry for one or two to The Real Mary King's Close; Option to include afternoon tea for two in the award-winning coffee-house; Shrouded in myths and mysteries, the close and its warren of streets, homes, and passageways offer a truly unique 5 star visitor experience.

Today, Mary King’s Close is a popular tourist site, with guided tours by historical reenactors, and attracts those interested in its macabre history and many ghost stories. Discover Edinburgh's hidden history at The Real Mary King's. Spend some pre-tour time in the new exhibition room.

Relax in the Mary King's Close Coffee House. Explore all things Mary King in the gift shop. The tour lasts approximately 1 hour. Discover Edinburgh's hidden history on a 1 hour underground guided tour at The Real Mary King's Close.

Tours run everyday and depart every 15 minutes. With a costumed character tour guide, uncover the true story of how a network of Old Town streets found itself buried forever beneath Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

A top quality visitor attraction, allowing you to see for yourself what daily life was /5(). The Real Mary King’s Close is just off Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, opposite St Giles’ Cathedral and a short walk uphill from Waverley station.

It’s normally open 10am–9pm (until pm on Sundays to Thursdays from November to April) with tours every 15 minutes. Entry costs £ for adults, £ for students/seniors and £ for. A really worthwhile and interesting tour of Mary King's close. We had a great guide (Daniel) and highly recommend.

😀 We had a great guide (Daniel) and highly recommend. 😀 Elena Granina Septem /10(). Facts about Mary King’s Close 9: the official name. The official name of the close is The Real Mary King’s Close.

It was opened for the people in See Also: 10 Facts about Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. Facts about Mary King’s Close the number of guests. Neighborhood High St Hours Apr-July and Sept-Oct daily 10am-9pm; Aug 9am-9pm; Nov-Mar Sun-Thur 10am-5pm and Fri-Sat 10am-9pm Transportation Bus: 23, 27, 28, 35, 41, or 42 Phone / Prices Admission £11 adults, £10 seniors, £6 children Other Info Advance reservations requested Web site The Real Mary King's Close1/3(1).

Edinburgh's 18th-century City Chambers were built over the sealed-off remains of Mary King's Close, and the lower levels of this medieval Old Town alley have survived almost unchanged amid the foundations for years. Now open to the public, this spooky, subterranean labyrinth gives a fascinating Location: 2 Warriston's Close, Edinburgh, Great Britain.

Discover Mary King's Close, a den of streets kept as they were in the s, with an eccentric, in-character guide; Find out about Mary King, a real merchant and burgess who lived in the area at the turn of the 17th century; Learn about the infamous plague doctors and hauntings, and take the chance to snap some atmospheric photos/5(83).

Discover Edinburgh's hidden history on a 1 hour underground guided tour at The Real Mary King's Close. Tours run everyday and depart every 15 minutes. With a costumed character tour guide, uncover the true story of how a network of Old Town streets found itself buried forever beneath Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

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The Real Mary King’s Close. Why not start your trip with a visit to The Real Mary King’s close, it’s a beautiful maze filled of seventeenth century alleyways. Mary King’s close is a historic close located under buildings on the Royal Mile, in the old town which is the historic area of Edinburgh.

Answer 1 of 5: We are coming to Edinburgh on May 14 through the We would like to tour the Real Mary Kings Close. Does anyone know if you really have to book in advance. The website is not letting me book, it says, "something is broken" whenever I.

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While we were in Edinburgh we visited Mary King's Close as I had heard a lot about it in the media and seen programmes about it on TV.

The trip lasted an hour and we were escorted by a guide dressed as Walter King, a 17th century "Foul Clenger" whose job was to clean houses affected by the plague. Mary King's Close. Mary Queen of Scots. We don't use real wee for the “Garde Loos”.

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The Real Mary King’s Close is an intricate warren of rooms and closes which come together to create a fascinating back-drop as a unique event venue. Little Black Book Edinburgh Luxury Edinburgh guide featuring the best restaurants, hotels, lifestyle and events in Scotland's capital.

3, Posts - See Instagram photos and videos taken at ‘The Real Mary King's Close’. 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 16 th century.

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