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Things to do in Aberdeen

 

Attractions (103)

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Linn O' Dee
Ranked #1 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Geologic Formations

If you are a waterfall fan it's a good idea to visit Royal Deeside. The Linn of Dee is up there with the best. Drive to Braemar and then follow a B road for a few miles till you... more »

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Ranked #2 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Beaches
A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.
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Ranked #3 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Aberdeen has long prospered off of sea-based industries, from the boom of the city's fishing industry in the early 20th... 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
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Ranked #4 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #5 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Parks; Gardens
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Ranked #6 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Art Museums
Well-known art gallery displaying a fine collection of modern and pre-Raphaelite art.
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Ranked #7 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: At The Gordon Highlanders Museum, we are committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world-famous Gordon... more » Owner description: At The Gordon Highlanders Museum, we are committed to preserving and sharing the legacy of the world-famous Gordon Highlanders for future generations. Based in the heart of north-east Scotland, in the beautiful former home of prominent Scottish artist, Sir George Reid, the Museum is constantly evolving. We aim to provide a wide range of unique experiences for all of our visitors. The Gordon Highlanders Museum is an independent self-financed museum, governed by a charitable trust. Opening Times: Early February - Late November Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4:30pm « less
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Ranked #8 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Gardens; Parks
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Ranked #9 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #10 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #11 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #12 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Specialty Museums; Gardens
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Ranked #13 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Golf Courses
Award-winning layout with greater changes of elevation than are usually found at other links-style golf courses.
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Ranked #14 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
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Ranked #15 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Geologic Formations

The Bullers is well worth a visit if you're in the area, particularly if you enjoy wildlife and bird watching.  It's located off the A975 just north of Cruden Bay and about 25... more »

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Ranked #16 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #17 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #18 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Castles
17th-century castle once owned by the brother of the Bishop of Aberdeen. Open Spring and Summer only.
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Ranked #19 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Parks
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Ranked #20 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #21 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #22 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Parks
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Ranked #23 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Concerts; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Designed by architects Archibald Simpson and James Matthews, this historic structure serves as both a major concert hall and... more » Owner description: Designed by architects Archibald Simpson and James Matthews, this historic structure serves as both a major concert hall and an architecturally significant landmark. « less
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Ranked #24 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #25 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #26 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Educational Sites; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #27 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Libraries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Established in 1892, this historic institution still serves as the primary library in town.
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Ranked #28 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #29 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
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Ranked #30 of 103 attractions in Aberdeen
Category: Golf Courses
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