Hidden beneath the Old Town streets is a fragment of medieval Edinburgh. The Real Mary King's Close was the city’s most popular close where people lived and worked until a plague in the 1600s.
How to get there
By bus: 3, 23, 27 to George IV Bridge; 35 to Royal Mile; 3, 8, 29, 30, 31, 33 37 to Nicholson St
(Apr-Oct) 10am-9pm (Aug fr 9am); (Nov-Mar) Sun-F 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-9pm