Edinburgh - Gardens and Museums Walking Tour

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Tour: Edinburgh - Gardens and Museums Walking Tour

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Edinburgh has much to discover, apart from the famous Old and New Town, which you will be able to experience accompanied by our architect. The museums and gardens stand out in the Scottish capital. The National Gallery of Modern Art displays works by Matisse, Kirchner, Braque, Picasso, Kokoschka, Bacon and Warhol. In the gardens, we will see the Landform by architect Charles Jencks, a perfect combination of sculpture and land art. Across the street, we will find another important museum, the Dean Gallery, with works by Monet, Van Gogh, and Tiziano.

In a short walk we will arrive a the Royal Botanic Gardens of Edinburgh, a centre for experimentation and conservation of nature, a preferred places for the city’s resident to take a stroll.

We will pass by the Queen Street Gardens, arriving at the Fruitmarket Gallery, situated on the centric Market Street, former fruit market transformed into a contemporary art centre by architect Richard Murphy. Be sure to visit the cafeteria and bookstore specialized in art and architecture.

In about 35 minutes by public transport from the central station, we will arrive at Jupiter Artland, located in Bonnington House, a rural house from the 17th century. It is now a sculpture park with works by different artists like Andy Goldsworthy and Charles Jencks. The artists themselves choose the location of their sculptures, designed specifically for the space.

Discover Edinburgh and its combination of Green zones with art galleries, accompanied by our architect.

Day Tour

Languages available: en

Minimum group size: 1

Max group size: 20

Duration: 4 Hours

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