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Edinburgh is a city that seems to have sprouted naturally from the ground, draped elegantly across its hilly landscape overlooking the sea. Razor-thin cobblestone alleys wind between breathtaking Gothic architecture and towering spires, and lamplit streets lined by medieval tenements exist peacefully under the watchful eye of the 900-year-old Edinburgh Castle perched atop an extinct volcano. The best way to tackle an Edinburgh tour is on foot, climbing the Scotsman Steps and strolling past beautiful buildings and bawdy pubs ringing with laughter. In a city with no shortage of Michelin-starred meals, the best restaurants aren’t necessarily high-end – fantastic food can be found scattered throughout the historic center, from humble cheese toasties to haggis, Scotland’s must-try national dish. When you need a break from the bustle, perch yourself on a bench at the Royal Botanic Garden and decide what to do next – the possibilities in Edinburgh truly are endless.
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Private Tours in Edinburgh Whether you have a full day, half a day, or just three hours, it’s more than enough time to experience the best things to do in Edinburgh, Scotland’s storybook capital, on a private tour with City Unscripted. Led by a local guide who’s already uncovered every inch of their hometown, our personalized tours of Edinburgh let you explore the best of the city beyond its tourist sights. It’s no secret that Edinburgh is overflowing with attractions that span centuries, from Gothic architecture and towering spires to old lamplit streets lined by medieval tenements. But on a private tour of Edinburgh, our insiders give you an authentic snapshot of the local lifestyle that can’t be found at the city’s tourist traps. A walking tour of Edinburgh’s winding cobbled streets reveals everything that makes the city special to the people who call it home. With our wide range of city tours of Edinburgh for every type of traveler, it’s never been easier to see the city through a local lens. Private tours in Edinburgh will open the city up for exploration in ways that a guidebook never could – simply tell us what a dream Edinburgh experience looks like to you, and we’ll make it happen!