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McCaig's Tower

Top of Oban, Oban, Scotland
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Oban
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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stirling
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

went up and down to/from the tower on different paths so we can explore more. the views are amazing, not only from the tower but also on the way there

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George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A prominent landmark & looks like a mini Colosseum on top of a hill overlooking the resort town of Oban. You can either drive or take a leisurely climb from the town. Very spectacular views of Oban and across the Bay. The gardens inside the tower are well maintained and are beautiful. Also a place for a peaceful escape from... More 

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Wallasey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Such a beautiful spot with views and beautiful little gardens and cottages and lanes along the way. Slowly treck up hill but worth it.

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It was a nice peaceful place and the views are amazing. Quite a steep climb up hill and you have to dodge cars all the way up as only partial pavement in places.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

When you visit oban this lovely monument cannot be missed. Pass the distillery and go up 144 steps and up the lane to get to it. The views are fantastic over the town and the water towards Mull. Dont forget your camera

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schweiz
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

great view over Oban and Kerrera, perfect von Sunset and the sun downs in front of you. You can drive up there, but also a nice walk. I just love Oban!

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The tower looked fantastic all lit in blue and was a great back drop to the fireworks! The view from the top over Oban Bay is well worth the walk!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Beautifully lit up at night with different changing colours, well worth seeing. Lovely views from the side over bay & Oban.

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Blantyre, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

great panoramic view from the tower, heavy climb up to the tower would highly recommend a visit to the tower

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Impressive monument and nice view from the top. There is a car park there, but if you walk up it's steep and there are no pavements. Drivers are considerate though.

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