Official Guide to Edinburgh

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Discover Edinburgh and its attractions from the comfort of your own home with some of these unique digital experiences:

Camera Obscura

Travel to Edinburgh ‘virtually’ and enjoy Camera Obscura from home with their ‘Behind the Scenes’ videos and images of Edinburgh during lockdown (these can be downloaded here). You can even choose a new video call backdrop for your computer or mobile with images, including Edinburgh Castle, top exhibits such as the Vortex Tunnel, and more on their website.

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Edinburgh World Heritage

Explore Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns online with Edinburgh World Heritage's interactive map. Learn about streets, buildings and monuments.

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Open Eye Gallery

Open Eye Gallery is currently closed but you will find some of their exhibitions online along with some works that can be purchased.

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Surgeons' Hall Museum

Discover Edinburgh's unique contribution to surgical practice via the Surgeons Hall’s online collection and take a virtual tour of the museums galleries.

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Palace of Holyroodhouse

Take a virtual tour of the The Queen's official residence in Scotland, The Palace of Holyroodhouse. Explore the Morning Drawing Room, Kings Bedchamber and The Great Stair.

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Edinburgh Zoo

Watch the animals at Edinburgh Zoo on live webcams. See the pandas, penguins, Tigers and Koalas as they go about their day.

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Invisible Cities

Tour Edinburgh from the comfort of your own home with Invisible Cities' guided virtual tour experience.

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