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Real Women of Edinburgh Tour

Real Women of Edinburgh Tour

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm Zakia, the founder of Invisible Cities, an organisation that trains people who have experienced homelessness to be tour guides. I am passionate about Edinburgh and everything it has to offer.
Zakia
Zakia
Zakia
Zakia

About Invisible Cities

Invisible Cities is a social enterprise that trains people who have experienced homelessness to become walking tour guides of their own city. We offer alternative tours of Edinburgh, all focused on what our guides are passionate about! We use 100% of our profits for the development of our guides or to give back to the community.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Invisible Cities. .

What we’ll do

This tour will be led by one of Invisible Cities guides- no matter their gender because we are ALL feminists. The tour will start on the Grassmarket and will finish at the Scottish Parliament. Along the way, you will hear stories of: Maggie Dickson  The original Edinburgh Body Snatchers JK Rowling Elsie Inglis Jesse King Clarinda And MORE. You will also hear about social enterprises and…

What else you should know

The meeting point is in front of Maggie Dickson's Pub (exact address is 92 Grassmarket).

What to bring

warm jacket (This is Scotland!)
Umbrella (This is Scotland!)

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Where you'll be

We will start on the Grassmarket and end at the Scottish Parliament. After hearing about Maggie Dickson's story, you will discover the Grassmarket Community Project and will go up to Greyfriar's Cemetery where you will be told about Edinburgh's first body snatchers but also about the representation of women throughout the city.  We will then go down the Royal Mile, to learn about JK Rowling, and her Rags to Riches story. 

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Mon, 28th Oct    From 15:00 to 16:30.
£12 per person
10 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

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

Communication policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests aged 12 and up can attend.

More tips

The meeting point is in front of Maggie Dickson's Pub (exact address is 92 Grassmarket).
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Real Women of Edinburgh Tour
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From £12/person