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The Edinburgh Vaults

The Edinburgh VaultsThe Edinburgh Vaults – or South Bridge Vaults – are a series of chambers formed in the nineteen arches of the South Bridge in Edinburgh, Scotland, which was completed in 1788.

For around 30 years, The Edinburgh Vaults were used to house taverns, cobblers and other tradesmen.

It was a storage space for illicit material, reportedly including the bodies of people killed by serial killers Burke and Hare for medical experiments.

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Live Event Feedback – The Vaults in Edinburgh 05

I have now ventured down the vaults on several occasions. It truly is a fascinating place, as you find yourselves standing in awe, trying to imagine what went on when they were active all those years ago.

They are not the most comfortable areas to conduct an investigation in, and it can become very tiring as it saps your energy toward the end of the research night.

It goes to show, exactly, how hard real paranormal investigating can be and how patience has a key role.

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Ghost Adventures – Edinburgh Vaults HD

The “Ghost Adventures” crew — Zak Bagans, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin — is back to investigate the scariest, most notorious, haunted places in the world.

The trio will interview eyewitnesses and historians at each location, arming themselves with the stories of the ghosts they will later provoke and confront during their dusk-to-dawn lockdowns. (Note: They don’t always come out unscathed!) Then they’ll review and analyze their findings with some the most respected experts and specialists in the paranormal field. http://www.travelchannel.com/tv-shows/ghost-adventures

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Edinburgh Vaults Experience

On Saturday 27th August, I entered the Blair Street Vaults with 20 other members on a Mercat all night vigil.

Upon the group vigils, the area seemed calm and even though my 1st photo of the night contained orbs, I kept my mind open to what these could be. We started in the cobblers room, which was pretty calm as was the wine room, but as we moved on into the caretakers room I was drawn to the white room.
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Edinburgh Vaults

The Edinburgh Vaults or South Bridge Vaults are a series of chambers formed in the nineteen arches of the South Bridge in Edinburgh, Scotland, which was completed in 1788. For around 30 years, the vaults were used to house taverns, cobblers and other tradesmen, and as storage space for illicit material, reportedly including the bodies of people killed by serial killers Burke and Hare for medical experiments.

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Ghost Fest -Edinburgh Vaults (Archives)

The evening of Monday 16th May marked the start of Ghost fest for our Team, the original Investigation Organisation of Mary Kings Ghost Fest.

The team arrived at the Blair Street Vaults at approximately 18.00, giving plenty of time to set up equipment and prepare for the evening ahead. The mood of the team was one of nervousness and apprehension. This was the first investigation that SP had conducted with members of the public present and it was very much preying on the team members minds.
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