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    Stop At: St Giles' Cathedral, High Street Historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 1RE Scotland

    While on the Royal Mile, your guide will narrate the story of the city’s landmark and the oldest building on the street – St Giles Cathedral.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF Scotland

    Around the corner, you will discover the national museum inspired by Corbusian geometries and Iron Age Pictish structures.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Gladstone's Land, 477B Lawnmarket Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NT Scotland

    To seek out the oldest remaining tenements and houses, you will explore a sequence of atmospheric alleys, courtyards and terraces,

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: The Scottish Parliament, Horse Wynd / Canongate, Royal MIle, Edinburgh EH99 1SP Scotland

    At last, you will savour the story of the controversial postmodern Arts & Crafts building – the Scottish Parliament.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Reviewed 9 June 2018

    A little bit of confusion about where to meet which was not due to cobble tales but the tourist information office. Our young guide Nick ( I think, he is Belgian so spelling may be different!) was brilliant. He is enthusiastic and informative and loves...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    Thank liverpoollou2014
    Olga G, Owner at Cobble Tales - Architecture Tours of Edinburgh, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

    Thank you for your kind words!

    Reviewed 22 April 2018

    My wife and I immensely enjoyed our private tour of Old Town, led by guide Nick Mols, who is apparently a new addition to the Cobble Tales team. Nick is an architectural historian and is thoroughly grounded and trained in the detailed history and nuances...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank Phil_in_Maine
    Reviewed 7 April 2018

    My husband and I booked a private tour of the New Town yesterday. We are residents in Edinburgh but we've not been living here that long and we wanted to know more about the history and architecture of Edinburgh. Olga was absolutely excellent and it...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank Laura O
    Reviewed 19 February 2018

    This was a really informative walking tour of the Old Town and Cameron really brought to life the history of the city as expressed in its architecture. Would totally recommend this tour!

    Date of experience: February 2018
    Thank ktrimble2018
    Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

    We had the pleasure of being shown the fascinating arquitectural motifs that are found in every close, square and hidden corner by our guide Cameron. I’m originally from Edinburgh, and after so many years taking this tremendous city for granted (appreciative, but ultimately unknowledgeable), I...More

    Thank Pete_Carroll
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