If you’re looking for a fun day out in Edinburgh, then Camera Obscura and World of Illusions located just by the castle is a great place to go. Brilliant for children, but as a group of 20-somethings we also had a great time!
Here are a few of the things that you can see at Camera Obscura:
- The Vortex
Looking rather innocent at first with its pretty colours and lights, the vortex will have your head spinning! It really messes with your senses and it was a lot of fun trying to get to the other end.
2. Mirrors & The Mirror Maze
You’ll find lots of mirrors at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, both inside and out! Great if you want to take some unique selfies.
3. Become A Salad
Yep! There’s an illusion where you can actually have your friend/partner’s head on a plate.
4. Thermal Cameras
You’ll also get the rare opportunity to see yourself on a thermal camera. Apparently it once helped save a life!
5. The Rooftop
From rooftop you’ll get beautiful views including Princes Street, The Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. We went on a dark October evening and the city was so pretty all lit up.
Overall, there’s a lot to see and do and this list doesn’t even cover all of it! Tickets are affordably priced and the added discounts for other attractions make it easy to make a day out of it, you can get 10% off at some local restaurants and 25% off the Edinburgh Dungeon if you visit on the same day.