Aberdeen: Attractions and more...
Many of the city’s buildings were made with grey granite which was found in the quarries in the region, this has earned the city the title of ‘Granite City’. Aberdeen has a marked ‘Scotland’s Castle Trail’ which will take you through several beautiful structures in the area like the legendary Fyvie Castle from the Middle Ages and the towering ruins of the Kildrummy Castle, among others.
The Gordon Highlanders Museum, a military museum, and the Maritime Museum, which showcases the working of ships and oil rigs and other aspects of the city’s maritime life, are worth a visit. The Aberdeen Art Gallery has a comprehensive display ranging from sculpted antiques to modern art.
Aberdeen is often referred to as the ‘Flower of Scotland’ as it is covered with numerous parks and gardens lain with flower beds. The highlight amongst these is Duthie Park, especially its Winter Gardens and Rose Hill.
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