Sights & Attractions in Edinburgh and the Lothians


Things to Do in New Town

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Name Category Location
Calton Hill
Robert Louis Stevenson's favorite view of his...
Viewpoints New Town
Charlotte Square
At the west end of George Street is the New...
Squares New Town
Edinburgh Zoo
Children love to visit the some 1,000 animals...
Zoos / Aquariums New Town
George Street
With its upscale shops and handsome Georgian...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) New Town
Georgian House
The National Trust for Scotland has furnished...
Houses / Mansions New Town
Moray Place
With its "pendants" of Ainslie Place and Randolph...
Squares New Town
The Mound
This rising street originated from the need for a...
Neighborhoods / Streets New Town
National Gallery of Scotland
Opened to the public in 1859, the National...
Museums / Galleries New Town
Princes Street
The south side of this well-planned street is...
Neighborhoods / Streets New Town
Register House
Scotland's first custom-built archives...
Libraries New Town
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Britain's largest rhododendron and azalea gardens...
Gardens / Arboretums New Town
Royal Scottish Academy
Worth visiting for a look at the imposing,...
Museums / Galleries New Town
Scott Monument
What appears to be a Gothic cathedral spire...
Memorials / Monuments New Town
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
This handsome former school building, close to...
Museums / Galleries New Town
Scottish National Portrait Gallery
A magnificent red-sandstone Gothic building...
Museums / Galleries New Town
Waterloo Place
The fine neoclassical architecture on this street...
Neighborhoods / Streets New Town


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