Crime and Punishment

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Est. 4.4km / 1 hr 28 mins / Map

Crime and Punishment - Cya On The Road

Begin your own investigation into the world of historical crime and punishment in this tour created by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.Familiarise yourself with notable names from both sides of the law such as father and son forensic experts Henry and Harvey Littlejohn, body-snatchers Burke and Hare, and the apparent medical miracle of Half-Hangit Maggie. Learn the stories behind various memorials, graveyards and buildings of the city which has provided inspiration for fictional characters including the famous detective Sherlock Holmes.

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