Dundee Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom
Dundee, UK – Sights: Unveiling the hidden side of Dundee
Although Dundee does not offer cultural attractions as offered by many of the other cities of Scotland, still most of the people vote it as a city offering the best quality of life. It offers better natural sights in comparison to other cities of Scotland. This is mainly due to its location at the bank of Tay, which is the longest river in Britain. Another worth mentioning feature is that Dundee holds is the dormant Volcano that shows a magnificent view in a clear day.
Broughty Ferry Castle
The most splendid and striking views at Dundee can be experienced at Tay, as the city is centered on the mouth of this gigantic river. You can plan a visit to the Broughty Ferry Castle. It is a historical castle residing at the sandy beach. You can also board the “Discovery”, a ship older than a century and suppose to carry Captain Scott to magnetic pole. You can enjoy a number of restaurants and cafes according to your own taste and zeal in the castle. Another thing to explore at Broughty Ferry Castle is the heritage museum of Dundee.
The Tay Rail Bridge
The Tay rail bridge is another sight worth seeing, as it was the longest bridge in the world when it came into being. The bridge connects Dundee to London and reduces the journey time between the cities by five hours. Queen Victoria honored the bridge as she used the bridge to reach her highland recoil Balmoral Castle.
Marvelous sights of ancient ships
If you are interested in ancient ships, Dundee is the best place to pay a visit to see the ships. There are many ancient and historical ships standing with grandeur at the beach of Dundee. The “Discovery” is no doubt the jewel of the Dundee. It also has Ferrate Unicorn and North Carr that are a placed with sumptuousness at Victoria Docks. The Unicorn is the oldest British build war ship that is present up to now.
Museum at Dundee
There are two famous Museums in Dundee. One of them is a science museum near Victoria Dock, which is a treat for the families interested in exploration and discoveries with its more than 80 science exhibits. The other one is award-winning Verdant Works that is an industrial museum of the city.
St Merry Tower
It is the oldest medieval building in Dundee with the height of 488 meters having 232 steps. The tower is not only highest building in the city but also of UK. Local people call it the “Old Steeple”.
Although there a not many fashionable and up to date places in Dundee still it offers a lot to see, explore and buy. Plan a trip to Dundee to unveil its hidden side.
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