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Aberdeen
The architecture of Aberdeen is stately and serene—thanks to its many gray granite buildings, it’s been dubbed the Granite City. Anyone interested in maritime history should head straight for the Aberdeen Maritime Museum, which offers fascinating insight into the city’s relationship with the sea. TripAdvisor travelers also highly recommend the Bennachie Hill Walks, hiking trails that offer beautiful views.

All things to do » Things to do

The Gordon Highlanders Museum
The Gordon Highlanders Museum
Owner description: "The Finest Regiment in the World" was how Sir Winston Churchill described The Gordon Highlanders in 1900. So why not come and see why? A wonderful day out and a fantastic... more Owner description: "The Finest Regiment in the World" was how Sir Winston Churchill described The Gordon Highlanders in 1900. So why not come and see why? A wonderful day out and a fantastic welcome await you at The Gordon Highlanders Museum where we are committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of this world-famous Regiment. The Museum is a Visit Scotland 5* attraction (the only 5* military museum in Scotland). It is located at St Luke's, Viewfield Road, Aberdeen, in the beautiful former home of prominent Scottish artist, Sir George Reid. However the Gordon Highlanders Museum is more than just a museum - it has a wonderful tea room, a gift shop and beautiful gardens all of which are staffed by volunteers and can offer conference and fine dining facilities as well. The Museum, in addition to displaying the permanent collection, has a full programme of events throughout the year, including a major annual exhibition (at present 'Shattered Hopes - The Gordon Highlanders in 1914'). It also provides an excellent learning and outreach programme to schools and community groups throughout the North East of Scotland, courtesy of our Education sponsors. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is an independent self-financed charity that receives no public subsidy. It is reliant upon visitors, donations and sponsorship to maintain its current range of activities. Opening Times: Early February - Late November Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4:30pm less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Owner description: Aberdeen has long prospered off of sea-based industries, from the boom of the city's fishing industry in the early 20th century to its oil industry today; this museum explores the... more Owner description: Aberdeen has long prospered off of sea-based industries, from the boom of the city's fishing industry in the early 20th century to its oil industry today; this museum explores the historic developments behind the city's maritime industries. less
Attraction type: Speciality Museums
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Duthie Park Winter Gardens
Duthie Park Winter Gardens
Attraction type: Gardens; Parks
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Balmedie Beach
Balmedie Beach
A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
Attraction type: Beaches; Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Footdee (Fittie)
Footdee (Fittie)
Attraction type: Neighbourhoods
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cafe Boheme
Cafe Boheme
Ranked #1 of 619 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Price: US$ 16 - US$ 38
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Madame Mew's
Madame Mew's
Ranked #2 of 619 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Price: US$ 4 - US$ 8
Cuisines: Asian, Thai
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Monsoona Healthy Indian Cuisine
Monsoona Healthy Indian Cuisine
Ranked #3 of 619 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Price: US$ 18 - US$ 29
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Balti, Halal, Bangladeshi, Fusion
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nargile
Nargile
Ranked #4 of 619 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Price:
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
8848 Restaurant
8848 Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 619 Restaurants in Aberdeen
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Nepalese
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Allan Guesthouse
Allan Guesthouse
US$ 45 - US$ 110
Ranked #1 of 109 Aberdeen B&B and Inns
Ibis Aberdeen Centre
3.0 of 5
Ibis Aberdeen Centre
US$ 51 - US$ 95
Ranked #13 of 62 Hotels in Aberdeen
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Jurys Inn Aberdeen Airport
4.0 of 5
Jurys Inn Aberdeen Airport
US$ 49 - US$ 133 (£ 38 - £ 102)
Ranked #20 of 62 Hotels in Aberdeen
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Skene House Whitehall
4.0 of 5
Skene House Whitehall
US$ 81 - US$ 130 (£ 62 - £ 100)
Ranked #1 of 62 Hotels in Aberdeen
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Skene House Rosemount
4.0 of 5
Skene House Rosemount
US$ 92 - US$ 154 (£ 71 - £ 118)
Ranked #2 of 62 Hotels in Aberdeen
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Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa
4.0 of 5
Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel and Spa
US$ 95 - US$ 195 (£ 73 - £ 150)
Ranked #3 of 62 Hotels in Aberdeen
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

The Aberdeen Altens Hotel
4.0 of 5
The Aberdeen Altens Hotel
US$ 58 - US$ 107
Ranked #4 of 62 Hotels in Aberdeen
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Hilton Garden Inn Aberdeen City Centre
4.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Aberdeen City Centre
US$ 83 - US$ 165
Ranked #5 of 62 Hotels in Aberdeen
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Holiday Inn Aberdeen West
4.0 of 5
Holiday Inn Aberdeen West
US$ 78 - US$ 141
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Westhill
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