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Scottish National Gallery

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The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful architecture and a very pleasant ambience. I go there every weekend and sit in front of Gauguin's paintings in the impressionism room. I love this place and I highly recommend it.

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Reviewed yesterday

We had planned to visit the National Gallery on our limited trip to Edinburgh and so glad we did. Little did we know a Rembrandt exhibition was on and were lucky to be treated to tickets by a friend we were meeting. So not only...More

Thank The_Gilpins
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first visit to this gallery I can't not praise this place enough the staff were very helpful as I am disabled I had nearly a personal tour there is a fab collection of paintings something for everybody

Thank lindsay b
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent gallery my wife and i felt privileged to see Landseers painting of The Monarch of the Glen what a superb painting this so life like.

Thank victorlaidlaw
Reviewed 2 days ago

Another great gallery which includes everything from Constable to El Greco (poor guy had to give this one to HM government in lieu of taxes!). Definitely worth a visit!

Thank L1954YPjenm
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gallery was partly closed due to renovations when we came, but we were told that the whole collection is on display. We were surprised by how small the collection was. We also visited two paid exhibitions held at the time: Rembrandt and Toulouse-Lautrec. Both...More

Thank ofra01
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spectacular and so much artwork, painting and others, from very reknowed artists that you can spend many hours there. There was a wonderful exhibit about Rembrand work in UK and it was a rainy day - we enjoyed the time seeing this exhibit.

Thank thefrenchguy2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a wonderful exerience this turned out to be. Helpful staff to answer your questions. If they didn't know the answer they went to find out! Magnificent works of art on display. I was particularl plaesed to see Landseer's Monarch of the Glen.

Thank christina t
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this gallery. The artwork is accompanied by excellent descriptions. Part of the gallery is closed for renovations but they have some of the highlights from the Renaissance collection on display. We also caught the last week of the Rembrandt...More

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Some of the lighting and placements are difficult for good sight. Takes two hours to see all art displayed. Worth doing but versus other art museums it is not above average. If this review is helpful then please indicate so below.

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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Response from Deb12_8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think I saw lockers
March 30, 2015|
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