City Square Fountains
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,732 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Two sets of simple, but elegant fountains in City Square. They both have three tiered basins that look like baked tart pies, and each have two sculptures representing the four elements, Earth, Wind, Fire and Water. Pity there’s no water in the fountains.
Written May 26, 2022
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alibatty🦇
Dundee, UK18,268 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
These attractive fountains ⛲️ with their tumbling cascades of water, and superb relief unicorn sculptures by sculptor Lizanne Kempsell ( 1987) , bring an almost Mediterranean touch to the city square. These sculptures represent the 4 elements of fire, water, earth and air, and the accompanying poetry excerpts are by local Angus writers . The unicorn , in Celtic mythology, was a symbol of masculinity, power, strength, purity & innocence - and was adopted by King Robert in the late 1500s as Scotland’s national animal.
Written June 12, 2023
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4407KR
Derbyshire, UK507 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Family
. . . these fountains form part of Dundee's identity and history. A focal point surrounded by the heritage buildings that remain, as sadly too many were demolished in the 60's. These fountains are a beacon for rejuvenation.
Written September 3, 2023
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Bibcay
Gateshead, UK4,309 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Family
This is an absolute monstrosity. It is super filthy. Ther Is no water. Such a shame what has happened to it because it used to look Ace.
Written April 17, 2022
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4407KR
Derbyshire, UK507 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
. . . nice addition to the square, provides a feature, better than a statue as there is at least the sound of running water, which is calming?!
Written October 15, 2021
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malc1005
Kettering, UK5,420 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
A lovely set of fountains, in Dundee City Square, very photogenic, and a nice place to stop for a minute.
Written May 24, 2021
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Sam3314
Derby, UK2,089 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
Some attractive fountains in the city square. Only given average as when we were there it was raining so fountains were less interesting than they would have been on a sunny day.
Written October 7, 2020
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Sand M
Perth, UK852 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
This is right in the heart of the city and there are 2 fountains where people throw money in for some unknown reason. They sit on the right hand side under the balcony of the council buildings. Beside the fountains are numerous sets of tables and chairs and its all overlooked by the Caird Hall venue where most big gigs are held in the city. It’s generally kept really nice and clean and there is also numerous markets throughout the year. Nice for a summer activity and wont cost anything for sitting having a sandwich
Written October 29, 2019
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797dennisp
Montrose, UK30,912 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
A very nice city square with lovely fountains with carvings of horses and uncorns, the Caird Hall a grand hall famous for concerts and exhibitions and one or two cafes around it. Great place to enjoy the sunshine when we get it !! :O)
Written October 23, 2019
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SUSAN H
Newcastle, UK1,588 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
Dundee town centre is not that big.
Plenty of statues and water fountain to see.
There is not a lot to see or do but ok for a couple of days visit.
The Discovery ship and HMS Unicorn which is another old boat but both of these ships are far overpriced to go on board for what you are going to see and for the short time that it would take to do the tour on board.
The Desperate Dan statues are fun to see.
Quite a quiet place really ,but there are plenty of international tourist about.

Plenty of pubs and restaurants as well as fast food shops.
As for normal shops there are a few shopping centres but they are not very good.
Written June 2, 2019
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