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Aberdeen

Known for Shopping, Skyscrapers and Castles

Explore the historic city of Aberdeen—shopping, a scenic waterfront, and popular sights from Provost Skene's House to Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

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Explore the historic city of Aberdeen—shopping, a scenic waterfront, and popular sights from Provost Skene's House to Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

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Things to do in Aberdeen

Take a campus tour or just explore the area around University of Aberdeen, a top college in Aberdeen. Make time to visit the area's shops, or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Walk amid tropical rainforests or arid displays dotted with cacti at this beautiful garden set within a collection of large glasshouses in a pretty city park.

Aberdeen Arts Centre is a popular theater with a storied past in Aberdeen. Make time to visit the area's shops, or simply enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

A mile of boardwalks leads through rolling dunes, marram-grass ridges, sandy beaches and wetland areas at this expansive seaside parkland.

Be awestruck by the ornate Gothic-revival architecture of the second-largest granite building in the world, a civic landmark that was the former home of a museum.

Trace the 200-year history of the Gordon Highlanders from the Napoleonic Wars to today and discover the stories of the soldiers through displays and film.

Cast your eyes up in this magnificent medieval cathedral to see its stunning 16th-century heraldic ceiling and original friezes in the nave.

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