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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

75 Belford Rd, Edinburgh EH4 3DR, UK

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About Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

It was one of the most iconic buildings in Edinburgh.  You can explore a fascinating overview of Scotland past and present though a wealth of imagery encompassing painting, photography, sculpture and film.  Its collection of modern and contemporary art dating from about 1900 to the present in two buildings, Modern One and Modern Two, that face each other on Belford Road to the west of the city centre.


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Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two)0.2km from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

The National Galleries of Scotland cares for, develops, researches and displays the national collection of Scottish and international art and, with a  programme of activities, exhibitions, education and publications, aims to engage, inform and inspire the broadest possible public. It has a collection of more than 6000 paintings, sculptures, installations, video work, prints and drawings and also stages major exhibitions.

Dean Village0.61km from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

Dean Village is a peaceful village on the Water of Leith, Edinburgh's largest river. Founded during the twelfth century by the Canons Regular of Holyrood Abbey, it is also known as the Water of Leith Village. It was known as the "Water of Leith Village" and was a successful grain milling area for more than 800 years. At one time there were no fewer than eleven working mills there, driven by the strong currents of the Water of Leith.

St Mary's Cathedral0.74km from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

St Mary's Cathedral is a cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church in the West End of Edinburgh, Scotland. It was built in the late 19th century in the West End of Edinburgh's New Town. The cathedral is the see of the Bishop of Edinburgh, one of seven bishops within the Episcopal Church, which is part of the Anglican Communion. Designed in a Gothic style by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the cathedral is now protected as a category A listed building.

Georgian House1.23km from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

The Georgian House, built in 1796, is a house-museum located on No 7 Charlotte Square. It shows how the wealthiest residents of the New Town lived.  It has been restored and furnished by the National Trust for Scotland, and is operated as a popular tourist attraction, with over 40,000 visitors annually. Admire the stunning collections of period furniture, paintings, porcelain, silver and glass, and gain a fascinating insight into both the upstairs and downstairs elements of 18th-century society.

Charlotte Square1.28km from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

Charlotte Square is a garden square in Edinburgh, Scotland, part of the New Town, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The square is located at the west end of George Street and was intended to mirror St. Andrew Square in the east. The gardens, one of the collection of New Town Gardens, are private and not publicly accessible.

Stockbridge Market1.41km from Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern One)

Stockbridge Market is a weekly market event in which vendors from all over the area offer their wares, with a focus on delicious food. You'll find a variety of fresh ingredients that let you try your hand at cooking, but you can also find fully prepared meals to enjoy. While many of the offerings are notably Scottish, you'll find an international selection of cuisine, including French food and more exotic flavours from Japan and India.

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