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Real Mary King's Close

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 4 publications
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Top 1% in Edinburgh About the TripExpert Score

4 expert recommendations

6

Fodor's Tick Choice

Hidden beneath the City Chambers, this narrow, cobbled close, or lane, named after a former landowner, is said to be one of Edinburgh's most haunted sites. Full review →

1

Frommer's 35

These underground "closes," originally very narrow walkways with houses on either side, date back centuries. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

This spooky, subterranean labyrinth gives a fascinating insight into the everyday life of 17th-century Edinburgh. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

Tour this warren of recently opened underground alleyways for a fascinating account of the city's past (victims of the 1644 plague died here) and a firsthand look into restored 17th-century town houses. Full review →

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