CAMERA Obscura & World of Illusions has announced that it has had one million visitors through its doors since reopening after the pandemic in July 2020 following the end of the first lockdown. 

The historic attraction, which features five floors and over 100 interactive illusions, is a popular attraction for visitors to the Scottish capital.

It has previously garnered a number of awards having recently been honoured with a Scottish Thistle Award for innovation in tourism.

It also received a National Trailblazer price from Living Wage Scotland and has also achieved a Gold Green Tourism award for its commitment to environmentally responsible practices.

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General manager Andrew Johnson said: “Welcoming one million visitors since our reopening has been an incredible journey.

“We are immensely grateful for the support of our guests and the dedication of our team. This milestone not only marks our resilience in the face of challenges but also the enduring magic and wonder that Camera Obscura & World of Illusions brings to Edinburgh.”

The attraction was the seventh most visited paid attraction in Scotland last year, management said.