Sights & Attractions in Aberdeen and the Northeast

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Name Category Location
 
Aberdeen Art Gallery
Housed in a 19th-century neoclassical building, the museum contains...
Museums / Galleries Around Union Street
 
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
This excellent museum, which incorporates the 1593 Provost Ross's...
Museums / Galleries Around Union Street
 
Brig o'Balgownie
Until 1827, the only northern route out of Aberdeen was over...
Bridges / Tunnels Old Aberdeen
 
Cruickshank Botanic Gardens
Built on land bequeathed by Miss Anne Crickshank in memory of...
Parks Old Aberdeen
 
Duthie Park
A great place to feed the ducks, Duthie Park also has a boating...
Parks Around Union Street
 
King's College
Founded in 1494, King's College is now part of the University...
Educational Institutions Old Aberdeen
 
Marischal College
Founded in 1593 by the Earl Marischal (the keeper of the king's...
Educational Institutions Around Union Street
 
Mercat Cross
Built in 1686 and restored in 1820, the Mercat Cross (the term...
Memorials / Monuments Around Union Street
 
Old Town House
Serving as a gateway to Aberdeen University, this plain but handsome...
Houses / Mansions Old Aberdeen
 
Provost Skene's House
Now a museum portraying civic life, the restored house has furnished...
Museums / Galleries Around Union Street
 
Rosemount Viaduct
Three silvery, handsome buildings on this bridge are collectively...
Religious Sites Around Union Street
 
St. Machar's Cathedral
It's said that St. Machar was sent by St. Columba to build a...
Religious Sites Old Aberdeen
 
St. Nicholas Kirk
The original burgh church, the Mither Kirk, as this edifice is...
Religious Sites Around Union Street
 
Tolbooth
The city was governed from this 17th-century building, which...
Museums / Galleries, Historic Districts / Sites Around Union Street
 
Union Street
This great thoroughfare is to Aberdeen what Princes Street is...
Neighborhoods / Streets Around Union Street
 
Union Terrace
In the 19th-century development of Union Terrace stands a statue...
Neighborhoods / Streets Around Union Street
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