Edinburgh goes pop

Tours & Sightseeing in Edinburgh

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What do Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Jekkyl and Hyde, Frankenstein and Dracula all have in common? They’re all inspired by Edinburgh, and we can’t wait to show you how!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Iconic Tours, Edinburgh, ScotlandAs this is a private tour we require a minimum of 3 people for the tour to go ahead.*Starting from the main entrance to St Giles Cathedral or your hotel on the Royal Mile you will see Edinburgh’s magical Old Town in a completely different way as you learn about the real life people, historical events and even buildings which gave rise to some of the world’s greatest books, films and television shows. On this tour with local professional guides who are also massive pop culture and Scottish fiction geeks, you will: • Visit the grave of he who must not be named and Hogwarts faculty. • Find out what part of Scottish History brought Voldemort to life (literally). • See where Claire and Jamie had their long-awaited reunion in season 3 of Outlander • Learn why Aragorn may have spent some time with the locals before teaming up to destroy the One Ring • Hear the bloody tale of the Black Dinner, the basis for Game of Thrones’ Red Wedding • Discover which real wall inspired “the Wall” and meet the real Wildlings who lived north of it • See where the Avengers will have their next showdown • Walk along Diagon Alley • Identify the real two-faced man that inspired R.L Stevenson’s Jekkyl and Hyde. • Go to the gates of Hogwarts • Uncover a grim business and how that led to both Mary Shelly and Bram Stoker being inspired by our great city.

What’s included

  • Professional guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities