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Marvellous Medical Tour

Marvellous Medical Tour

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Hello! I'm Euan, a born-and-bred local, and I'm very passionate about my beautiful city and its history. Whilst studying, I've also been giving historical walking tours of my hometown for 4 years, in both the Old and New Towns, and I know all the nooks and crannies of Auld Reekie! You might be surprised to know that Edinburgh was once the centre of medicine throughout the English-speaking world!…
Euan
Euan
Euan
Euan

What we’ll do

We explore the Southside, which is a beautiful part of the city (away from the tourist centre), with lots of greenery and stunning architecture. There, we uncover unbelievable true stories; from grave robbers, to the real-life Sherlock Holmes, surgeries gone wrong, plague doctors, suffragettes, chloroform parties, 18th century sexologists and much, much more... Whether you’re a doctor, a surgeon…

What else you should know

I'll be at the meeting point early, awkwardly eyeballing strangers, so you'll know it's me! The tour covers about a mile, but it's very flat (only a few steps). We'll also finish where we started.

What to bring

Comfortable Shoes
Appropriate Clothes for the Scottish Weather!
A Strong Stomach

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Where you'll be

Starting at Greyfriars Kirkyard, we'll be venturing into the Southside, with many magnificent examples of beautiful Victorian architecture, as well as lots of green parks and gardens. We'll see the house where Arthur Conan Doyle lived while he was inspired to write Sherlock Holmes, as well as the place where Darwin stayed while studying in Edinburgh, not to mention the surgeries where trailblazers of science transformed the world of medicine.

Upcoming availability

Tue, 16th Jul    From 15:00 to 16:30.
₹1,062 per person
10 of 10 spots left
Just booked! Get your spot before it's too late.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

More tips

I'll be at the meeting point early, awkwardly eyeballing strangers, so you'll know it's me! The tour covers about a mile, but it's very flat (only a few steps). We'll also finish where we started.
Euan
culture walk
Marvellous Medical Tour
54 reviews
₹1,062 per person
54 reviews
₹1,062 per person