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.

David Hume was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, scepticism, and naturalism.

Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of , the capital city of , from its position on the Castle Rock.

John Knox was a Scottish minister, theologian, and writer who was a leader of the country's Reformation.

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The Old Town is the name popularly given to the oldest part of 's capital city of .

The New Town is a central area of , the capital of Scotland.

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

Tollcross is a major road junction to the south west of the city centre of , which gives its name to the surrounding area.

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