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Explore Union Street in Aberdeen a Self-guided Audio Tour by VoiceMap

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    Pass By: HM Prison Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB12 3AZ, UK

    The tour takes you on a wandering walk beginning at the Western End of Union Street and ending with a dramatic and fun-filled showcase of the city's crown jewel - Marischal college. Once called "The Finest Street in the Empire", while walking Union Street you'll hear the cities most riveting stories and history. Start the tour in the app, put your phone in your pocket, and let your guide direct you through the streets. The total walking distance is approximately 2km and takes about an hour without stopping, but you can pause anytime! Most people will opt to stop for a coffee, snack or for photography opportunities along the way. The narration is crisply mastered by a professional audio engineering staff, and the tour creates an engaging experience that is suitable for all ages that can wear ear buds.

    Pass By: Gilcomston Church, Union St, Aberdeen AB10 1TP, UK

    You'll see and have the chance to visit Gilcomston Church; one of Union Street's great landmarks.

    Pass By: William Wallace Statue, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen Scotland

    This massive Wallace statue commemorates the freedom fighter during the Scottish wars for independence.

    Pass By: St. Nicholas Cemetery, Union St, Aberdeen AB10 1JL, UK

    We'll pass by St. Nicholas cemetery and give recommendations for seeing it.

    Pass By: Union Terrace Gardens, Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN Scotland

    Get an overhead view of the beautiful Union terrace gardens and pause the tour as you like to go into them.

    Pass By: Marischal College Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1YS Scotland

    See this icon of 'the Granite City" and hear the stories of how it came to be.

    Pass By: Mercat Cross, Parliament Square, Edinburgh Scotland

    Our tour concludes at th "Market cross" which has stood in Aberdeen since 1686.
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    Departure Point
    Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, 484 Union St, Aberdeen AB10 1TS, UK
    Departure Time
    Any time of day is suitable although avoiding rush hours at the beginning and end of the day may be more leisurely. If you end your journey at sunset you will get a nice view of Union street from the Mercat Cross. On a full moon you may hear the hooves of the unicorn at Mercat Cross too!
    Duration
    50m
    Return Details
    Mercat Cross, Castle St, Aberdeen AB11 5HP, UK
    Inclusions
    • Lifetime access to the 'Explore Union Street' tour
    • VoiceMap Application
    • Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata
    Exclusions
    • Smartphone
    • Transportation
    • Food/drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This route is wheelchair accessible with small modifications.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

    Glad we did this easy way of finding information at your own pace. Great you can stop and start anytime.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Glorybediving
    Reviewed January 22, 2019

    Easy to use and follow at your own pace, walking better than car or bus to experience a city and you don’t have to keep stopping to consult a guide book .

    Date of experience: January 2019
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