Scottish National Portrait Gallery

The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is an art museum on Queen Street, . The gallery holds the national collections of portraits, all of which are of, but not necessarily by, Scots.

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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.

St Andrew Square is a city square in , Scotland located at the east end of George Street.

Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley CBE was a British railway engineer.

The Scott Monument is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott.

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

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

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

Canonmills is a district of , the capital of .

Stockbridge is a suburb of , located towards the north of the city centre, bounded by the and by .

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

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