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The Edinburgh Dungeon

31 Market Street, Edinburgh EHI IQB, Scotland
+44 131 240 1001
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The Edinburgh Dungeon is a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and rides in a truly unique and exciting walk-through experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel. It's hilarious fun and sometimes a bit scary. Your 80-minute journey will take you through 500 years of Scotland's darkest history. Guided by a full cast of actors, you and your companions walk through The Dungeon, moving from show to show. Shows are based on real Scottish history, minus the boring bits! WINNER OF SCOTLAND'S BEST VISITOR ATTRACTION 2014 AT THE SCOTTISH ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS
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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
31 Market Street, Edinburgh EHI IQB, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 131 240 1001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Through the underground passages which make up the Edinburgh dungeons. The theatrics of the actors are great and compliment well the stories you are told as the tour continued. Being from south of the border I struggled at times to tune my ear into the...More

Thank Pixiwhiteknuckles
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lot of fun on this tour. The staff really did good creating the story and bringing it to life for us.

Thank Sigurveig B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We, family of 4, prebooked to avoid queuing (which 50% successful) and ensure time slot. On 1pm tour with way to many other folk, about 30 of us in total. 12 year old daughter became increasingly panicky with crush of people and struggled to see...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

In comparison with the London Dungeon it is a poor Cousin. It try's hard and the actors play their part well but the props and special affects are far from Hollywood. No idea what the boat trip was about. Not sure if it was actually...More

Thank Stephenstorey
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There was neither historical relevance nor anything scary about the tour. Cheap MDF board sets for cheap acting

Thank will5920
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a lot of fun at the dungeons, we didn't feel the time go by. The actors were creepy, funny and always involved people in their acting. Lots to make you jump and a few little rides and interactive things made it very fun!

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I just visited the Edinburgh Dungeons. I expected to walk around a dark dingy course looking at several nasty events and people.....What we got was an excellent interactive afternoon. You honestly didn't know what to expect around each corner and I would...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour was very fun. Did feel like it was geared to young people. We are in our late 40s and were the oldest ones there. The gentleman that works the front ticket desk isn't very friendly. We had a fast pass and still had...More

Thank letstravel2go
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited The Edinburgh Dungeon during the October school holidays. My kids are 13 and 11 and have been wanting to go for the last year or so. We weren't disappointed. If you have no sense of humour or nothing scares you or your kids are...More

Thank donaldo70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Of all the times we had been to Edinburgh, we had always done other things, and our visit was planned for The Dungeons today, I went with my 14 year old sons, and we had a brilliant time, we were entertained from start to finish,...More

Thank DianefromDundee
Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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14 October 2017|
Response from Loujane | Reviewed this property |
A couple of them!
10 October 2017|
Response from PAISLEYBUDDIE16 | Reviewed this property |
Edinburgh dungeon is well worth a visit. The drop ride is optional but it is fun. Basically, you sit in one long row, pull down the safety harness. The row of seats are raised about 30 feet and a quick bit of dialogue about... More