New Town

The New Town is a central area of , the capital of Scotland. A masterpiece of city planning, it was built in stages between 1767 and around 1850, and retains much of its original neo-classical and Georgian period architecture.

Landmarks in the Area

The Assembly Rooms are meeting halls in central , Scotland. Photo: Simon Johnston, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Art museum
The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is an art museum on Queen Street, .

Quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisation
The Northern Lighthouse Board is the General Lighthouse Authority for and the .

Localities in the Area

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

Stockbridge is a suburb of , located towards the north of the city centre, bounded by the and by . Photo: Stephencdickson, CC BY-SA 4.0.

New Town

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