24 Doors of Advent

Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.

24 Doors of Advent

About 24 Doors of Advent

Discover an exciting new place each day of advent, as this real-life advent calendar takes you through a different door, throughout December as Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city.

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