Camera Obscura is one of Edinburgh’s oldest tourist attractions, built just beside Edinburgh castle back in 1853. The site offers five great attractions in one including Camera Obscura, Rooftop views, magic gallery, light fantastic and Edinburgh vision. Camera Obscura offers a unique opportunity to enjoy stunning moving panorama vies of the city. The site has been enjoyed by tourists across the UK and worldwide for the past 150 years
The rooftop views offered by Edinburgh are stunning, giving you the unique opportunity to enjoy 360 degree panoramic views of the city, free to use telescopes give you the opportunity to view Edinburgh from close range. If you are with children then the magic gallery is a must see. This tourist attraction allows you to discover the amazing world of optical illusions. Light Fantastic is the UK’s only permanent gallery which is dedicated year round to understanding the art and science of holographs.