Victorian Edinburgh - New Town

Cultural & Theme Tours in Scotland

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The Victorian Edinburgh - New Town tour offers a unique taste of Victorian times in Edinburgh, stretching from the construction of the new neighborhoods until the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. Don't miss the chance to discover all the Victorian inventions and innovations which we still use today, and to get to know the people that made it possible, from writers like Arthur Conan Doyle, to doctors like James Young Simpson, to scientists like James Clerk Maxwell.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Duke of Wellington, Edinburgh, ScotlandIntroduction about the Victorian times and the building of the North Bridge and of Edinburgh's New Town.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, ScotlandEdinburgh's Victorian characters, Scottish Portrait Gallery.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: New Town, Edinburgh, ScotlandLearn about Scottish writers, such as Walter Scott, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Luis Stevenson, and about religious conflicts. Get to know British politicians and doctors which led the industrial revolution.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, ScotlandDiscover how Victorians lived and interacted within the society and the huge impact they had on Edinburgh architecture.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, ScotlandLearn about recreational times, art and culture in Victorian times.Duration: 20 minutes

What’s included

  • Professional tour guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuity