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Standing proudly above the city of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle is one of the most iconic castles in the UK. Formerly home to Scotland’s monarchy, the castle is packed full of Scottish history, both before and after it became part of the UK. Basic tickets include a short introductory tour and access to all the different rooms and exhibitions.
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Edinburgh Castle Ticket
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Visit Edinburgh Castle with this ticket. Learn about the battles and sieges fought at the castle, and about the royals who lived and died within its walls. Get panoramic views over Edinburgh, see the Crown Jewels, and more.
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Guided Tours

Edinburgh Castle: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour
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Skip the lines for a 1.5-hour tour of Edinburgh Castle and hear stories of one of the world’s most heroic and bloody national histories. Enjoy panoramic views over Edinburgh and learn about the kings, queens, and soldiers that lived in the castle.
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Edinburgh Castle: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour
This engaging castle tour enables you to skip the line into Scotland's most iconic fortification. The 90-minute tour will cover the 3,000-year history of Edinburgh Castle and the significant role it has played in shaping Scotland.
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Edinburgh Historical Walking Tour Including Skip the Line Entry to Edinburgh Castle
Pack in history, mystery and local flavor on this 2-hour walking tour of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Follow an informative guide into Old Town’s labyrinth of cobblestone alleyways and tenements, part of a UNESCO World Heritage site, and find secret places you’d never discover on your own. As you pass St Giles Cathedral, Parliament Square and John Knox House, hear about Edinburgh’s colorful and turbulent past. Follow this great introduction to the Royal Mile with a tour of Edinburgh Castle and learn how this iconic fortress shaped the country’s history.
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Edinburgh Castle Private Tour 
Edinburgh Castle is one of the most evocative castles in Britain, and has dominated the Edinburgh skyline for centuries. In this private tour you will be met you at your hotel and walked to the castle, exploring its enigmatic secrets together.
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Edinburgh: Royal Attractions with Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tours
See all Edinburgh’s attractions from the comfort of a hop-on-hop-off sightseeing bus and get free entry to 3 royal attractions with a 48-hour Royal Edinburgh Ticket. Visit Edinburgh Castle, climb aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia, and tour Holyroodhouse.
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General Information

Opening Hours:

Edinburgh Castle is open daily from 9.30 am. From 1 April to 30 September the castle closes at 6 pm, with the last entry at 5 pm, and from 1 October to 31 March the castle closes at 5 pm, with the last entry at 4 pm. The castle is closed on 25 and 26 December.


Edinburgh Castle
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Tickets on the day cost £18.50 for visitors aged between 16 and 60, £15 for visitors aged over 60, and £11.50 for children aged from 5 to 15. From April 1, 2019, tickets at the door will cost £19.50 for adults and £16 for visitors aged over 60.

How to get there:

The Castle is accessible by foot from Waverley Station, Edinburgh’s main train station. Buses to the airport also stop at the station, and the castle will be visible from the station when visitors arrive. Reduced price parking is available at the Edinburgh Castle Terrace car park, parking tokens must be validated at the castle’s audio booth during your visit.
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