Explore Edinburgh's dark history as you descend into a section of the city's underground vaults, where a population once lived in utter misery. Discover Damnation Alley, the spooky part of the vaults, forgotten for centuries and only recently unsealed.
What to Expect
Descend into a section of Edinburgh’s legendary Underground City, where a population once lived in utter misery. Forgotten for centuries and only recently unsealed, this part of the vault is known as Damnation Alley. With good reason.
Black as Satan’s jammies, and with a fascinating history to match, these chambers are stalked by a mysterious, malevolent presence known as the South Bridge Entity.
Read the story of the mysterious place brought vividly to life in the book The Town Below the Ground: Edinburgh’s Legendary Underground City. Signed copies are available after the tour.
- Walking tour including a section of Edinburgh's legendary, haunted South Bridge Vaults, lasting approximately 1 hour and 25 minutes.
Large black signs against the wall of St. Giles' Cathedral on Edinburgh's Royal Mile.
What to Remember
Wear sensible footwear. City of the Dead walks can cause genuine mental and pshysical distress. Join the tour at your own risk.