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National Gallery of Scotland

The National Gallery of Scotland is situated in a neoclassical building on The Mound in central Edinburgh, Scotland. The gallery has been open since 1859, and houses the country’s best collection of fine art from the beginning of the Renaissance through to the beginning of the 20th century. The building itself was designed by William Henry Playfair, and the first stone was laid by Prince Albert. Since then, the National Gallery of Scotland has been the epicentre of fine arts in Edinburgh and contains several masterpieces including paintings by Jacopo Bassano and Giambattista Tiepolo.

  • Bring the family and design your own artwork with help from professional artists at the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh
  • Go to the Picasso and Modern British Art exhibit at the National Gallery of Scotland and you can enjoy masterworks by one of the world’s most famous painters on your trip to Edinburgh.
  • Come face-to-face with some of Edinburgh’s greatest modern sports heroes at the In It to Win It portrait gallery at the National Gallery of Scotland.

The National Gallery of Scotland is situated on Princes Street in the heart of Edinburgh, so it is not hard to reach from just about anywhere in the city. The easiest way to get there is to take the train and get off at the Waverley Station that is just a few minutes walk away. You can also take one of the City Centre/Princes Street buses, almost all of which stop near the National Gallery of Scotland. Those with private cars should leave them at home as the gallery has very limited on-site parking.

Hotels near National Gallery of Scotland

134 hotels near National Gallery of Scotland

1 Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.8 / 5 45 reviews

23-27 Waterloo Place Map

The Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh enjoys a prestigious location at the east end of Princes Street, just minutes from both transport links and city amenities. The recently opened luxury... More

2 Apex City

4 stars
4.5 / 5 24 reviews

61 Grassmarket Map

The Apex City Hotel Edinburgh is located right at the heart of the Old City on Grassmarket - an area famed for its vibrant restaurants and nightlife. On the doorstep are Edinburgh's must see... More

3 The Place

4 stars
4.4 / 5 7 reviews

34-38 York Place Map

Whether in Edinburgh for a business trip or a much-awaited break, discerning travellers find it convenient to stay in the comfortable and ideally located accommodations of The Place Edinburgh.... More

4 Apex International

4 stars
4.4 / 5 30 reviews

31-35 Grassmarket Map

Situated in the centre of the old city with views over Edinburgh Castle, the Apex International Hotel Edinburgh is the perfect place for a city break. The Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is... More

5 Edinburgh City Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 24 reviews

79 Lauriston Place Map

Surrounded by the very best Edinburgh has to offer, the Edinburgh City Hotel enjoys a central location in the Old City. The original building housing the hotel dates back to 1873, and it has been... More

6 Queens Guest House

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

45 Queen Street Map

Housed in a restored Georgian building, Queens Guest House Edinburgh offers a suitable base with tasteful accommodations, gracious hospitality and central location in Edinburgh. This family-owned... More

7 Ballantrae Albany Hotel

4 stars
3.6 / 5 12 reviews

37 - 49 Albany Street Map

Ballantrae Albany Hotel Edinburgh is a classic retreat equipped with modern comforts set centrally in this heritage-rich and vibrant Scotland capital. Ideal for a short visit or long-term stay,... More

8 Grassmarket Hotel

3 stars
4.4 / 5 13 reviews

94-96 Grassmarket Map

The Grassmarket Hotel is excellently situated for those wishing to enjoy a city break. The Grassmarket area of the city, named after an ancient market place, is as bustling as ever with its pubs,... More

9 Inn On The Mile

3 stars
4.8 / 5 6 reviews

82 High Street, Royal Mile Map

With tasteful accommodations in a central location, The Inn on The Mile makes for an ideal starting point for exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site-listed, Old and New Towns of Edinburgh. This... More

10 Twelve Picardy Place

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

12 Picardy Place Map

Featuring elegantly furnished accommodations and a chic restaurant set in the heart of the city, Twelve Picardy Place Edinburgh Hotel makes for an ideal haven for sophisticated travellers exploring... More