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Edinburgh Walking Tour: Uncover Stories of Crime and Punishment

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  • Take a walking tour of Edinburgh while helping combat homelessness in the city..Discover the local history and the issue of homelessness in Scotland today..Learn about the history of crime and punishment in Edinburgh.
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Sonny, an Edinburgh local, offers you a tour of HIS Edinburgh, taking you along the streets that he knows and following the stories of crimes, hangings, and jail time! Hear Sonny's story and uncover his journey! Begin your adventure at Maggie Dickson's pub and hear the incredible story of how Maggie Dickson survived a public execution in the early 1700s. Then, make your way to Grassmarket Community Project, a social enterprise, and Greyfriar's Cemetary, where you'll learn about the Covenanters and the first concentration camp in history. Hear stories about Deacon Brody, the character that inspired Jekyll and Hyde, before the making your final stops at Street Work and the Serenity Café, the UK's first addiction recovery cafe.
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