Event

The Giant Lanterns of China - Edinburgh (until February 2019)

A legendary night awaits at Edinburgh Zoo...

The Giant Lanterns of China return to Edinburgh Zoo this winter. Try out this new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life.

Escape into a world of folktales and fantasy with over 450 beautifully crafted lanterns lighting a magical trail through the Zoo. For 50 legendary nights, Edinburgh Zoo will be home to unicorns, giants, kelpies and even the Loch Ness Monster, alongside animals past and present.

This unique and special event also includes handmade crafts from Chinese artisans in a festive marketplace, and seasonal hot drinks and snacks to keep you warm.

Where to stay?

Make the most of your time in Scotland's capital and book your stay at Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel!

When is it?

16 November - 17 February 2019

More Information

Get your tickets here!