The Real Mary King's Close

The Real Mary King's Close
2 Warriston's Close, High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1PG
  • Telephone 0845 070 6244
  • Opening times Mar–Oct: 10am–9pm; Nov–Mar: 10am–5pm.
  • Seasonal times During Aug daily 9am–11pm.
  • Admission £12.50 (£11; children £7)
  • Email
  • Website www.realmarykingsclose.com

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Beneath the Royal Mile lies a warren of hidden closes where citizens of Edinburgh lived, worked and died in the 16th and 17th centuries. Tours in these subterranean chambers are led by guides in the character of real people who lived in the close. There are also souvenir shops and a courtyard café.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

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