4.5 star rating: Recommended 476 Reviews

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  • Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  1 day (approx.)

With great views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this City Sightseeing tour is the best way to see the sights of Edinburgh. You can hop-on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 14 stops and the entire route takes approximately 60 minutes. The bus departs every 20 minutes from each stop. Tickets are valid for 24 hours from first use.

Highlights

  • City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour of Edinburgh
  • Open-top double-decker sightseeing tour
  • Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Royal Mile, Our Dynamic Earth
  • Hop on and off at 14 stops around the city
  • Onboard commentary
  • Ticket valid for 24 hours

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What You Can Expect

City Sightseeing Edinburgh Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

See Edinburgh's sights by hop-on hop-off bus

The capital of Scotland since the 15th century, Edinburgh stands on 7 hills creating a dramatic skyline. Travel through the city with ease on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off bus tour. Tour highlights include the Edinburgh Castle, Palace of Holyrood House, the historic Royal Mile and Our Dynamic Earth.

City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour stops:

  • Waverley Bridge – Scott Monument, Visitor Information, Balmoral Hotel
  • Lothian Road –  St John’s Church, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
  • Grassmarket – historic pubs, Apex Hotels, Victoria Street
  • Lauriston Place – Edinburgh College of Art, George Heriot’s School
  • Johnston Terrace – Castle Terrace Car Park, Farmers Market (Saturdays)
  • Lawnmarket – Castle, Museums, Gladstone’s Land, High Kirk of St. Giles
  • Chambers Street – National Museum of Scotland, Greyfriars Bobby
  • John Knox House – Museum of Childhood, World’s End
  • Canongate – Museum of Edinburgh, Royal Mile, Canongate Kirk
  • Holyrood – Palace of Holyroodhouse, Scottish Parliament
  • Our Dynamic Earth – Queen’s Park, Arthur’s Seat
  • Regent Road – Burns Monument, Calton Hill, views of Arthur’s Seat
  • Hanover Street – Travelshop, City Centre shopping
  • Market Street – Waverley Railway Station, Travelshop

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Educational and fun!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Nice trip, good explanation

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was a great way to see the city. The stops were very convenient and easy to get to.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great way to see this beautiful city!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Loved it! Well placed stops at all of the major sites and excellent timing between buses. It's a great way to see a city! Even the weather cooperated!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Really worth the money! Saw a lot of sights we would have missed.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Loved this tour and it was a fabulous means of transportation around the city!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Commentary on the bus was good. Did Castle and National museum tours which were enough for a full day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Good

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very affordable comfortable, practical, informative, a must have for every city

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Tour code: 2065EDI

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