Scottish National Gallery

The Scottish National Gallery is the national art gallery of . It is located on The Mound in central , close to Princes Street. The building was designed in a neoclassical style by William Henry Playfair, and first opened to the public…

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The Royal Scottish Academy is the country’s national academy of art. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 630 feet west of Scottish National Gallery. Photo: Innesdonn, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Writers’ Museum, housed in Lady Stair’s House at the Lawnmarket, on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, presents the lives of three of the foremost Scottish writers: Robert Burns, Walter Scott and Robert Louis Stevenson. is situated 730 feet southeast of Scottish National Gallery. Photo: Stefan2901, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The Old Town is the name popularly given to the oldest part of 's capital city of . Photo: David.Monniaux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The New Town is a central area of , the capital of Scotland. Photo: Erath, Public domain.

The Moray Estate in was an exclusive early 19th century building venture attaching the west side of .

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