National Galleries of Scotland: National

Top 1% of attractions in Edinburgh
8 / 10

4 expert reviews

“This huge, classic style building contains painting collections exhibited in rooms furnished according to the period and connected by arched passageways.”

– Michelin Guide

Frommer's Frommer's
"Impressionism and post-Impressionism are represented by Cézanne, Degas, van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Gauguin, and Seurat." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This imposing classical building with its Ionic porticoes dates from the 1850s... the gallery houses an important collection of European art from the Renaissance to post-Impressionism." Full review
Each January the gallery exhibits its collection of Turner watercolours
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
"The "Louvre of Edinburgh" houses the best Scottish art, plus international art by the likes of Monet, Van Gogh, and more." Full review
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