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.

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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.

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

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

The Scottish National Gallery is the national art gallery of .

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

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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 .

Canonmills is a district of , the capital of .

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

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