Edinburgh: a Tour through History of Crime

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5 km
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izi.TRAVEL: Arthur Conan Doyle's Plaque


  • Learn about the achievements of the best criminologists of Edinburgh
  • Discover Sherlock Holmes's real prototype
  • Admire the scenery which opens near New Calton Graveyard
  • Find out why the Heart of Midlothian is always getting spat at by locals
  • Listen about the most famous crimes in Edinburgh

What’s included

  • Hints on where to gain additional knowledge about Edinburgh's jails
  • Advice on a classical tavern to sit back and relax
  • Ideas of leisure reading for bookworms
  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed navigation for each stop with live GPS maps, right on your smartphone

What’s not included

  • Earphones – please be sure to bring a pair of your own
  • Tickets to any events – purchased at will


Take a walk around Edinburgh, the home to the forensic science of Scotland! Begin your exploration by considering a plaque at the birthplace of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of the ingenious Sherlock Holmes. Go on to explore Governor's House as you learn about the real case that served as inspiration...
$7.55per tour
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Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Arthur Conan Doyle's Plaque
Picardy Place, 2
2 Saint Mary's Street
Saint Mary's Street, 2
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Edinburgh: a Tour through History of Crime
$7.55per tour