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Deep beneath the streets of the Old Town lies a dark secret. The Blair Street Underground Vaults, a creepy complex of medieval passages and cellars where torture and death were once as common as the rats and free-flowing sewage. Picture the scene for yourself on a guided walk through the vaults, hearing grisly tales of lynching and witchcraft that played out here before retiring to to an atmospheric candlelit cellar to contemplate it all over a wee dram of Scottish whisky (or something softer).