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A lovely walk

A lovely walk today. old cobbled streets are nice with an ancient University there too. Nice cafe... read more

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A piece of the Middle Ages close to the city of Aberdeen. Walking through the streets of Old... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely walk today. old cobbled streets are nice with an ancient University there too. Nice cafe called Kilau to pop into.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank H2630RDlaurenceb
Reviewed 10 November 2018

A piece of the Middle Ages close to the city of Aberdeen. Walking through the streets of Old Aberdeen was an enchanting experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is where the original Aberdeen grew up. The university buildings are the main focal point of this area now. Lots of quaint buildings and cobbled streets. A peaceful place to roam around especially when the students are on their holidays.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Regerro
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Walked through Old Aberdeen with daughter who has just started at Aberdeen University. Walked through Seaton Park from Halls and then into old Aberdeen. Beautiful old fashioned buildings with Macher Cathedral. Narrow ‘closes’ that lead to backs of houses and in some cases other houses....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

A great spot to walk around with a coffee and take some pictures. The atmosphere is so picturesque and historical with cobble stone streets, old stone buildings, and cute little coffee shops and gardens. If you like historical architecture or are from North America where...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

It's a lovely part of the city to wander around with its cobbled streets and historic buildings. There are several places to visit, such as the small museum and the Kings College Chapel and there is the odd bar and café. It is maybe a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a great old city with a lot of history dating back 100’s of years . If you have an interest in any types of history I would highly recommend A guided tour or you would miss a lot of the best stuff that...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

One of the most beautiful parts of Aberdeen - beautiful houses and streets with some very small but great shops ie pie shop/bakery, pub and bookshop. The area is a pure delight and the area of the botanic gardens is also nearby - so worth...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Plenty of old buildings to see here and a walk through to Seaton Park too. Classic Aberdeen University buildings, st machar bar and the library too

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Expected more of a High St but this is a quiet area with a University , cobbled streets . And nice architecture . Must be conducive to good studies .

Date of experience: July 2018
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Debra W
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Hello I dont know the individual that you mention - there are certainly tours available - I would speak to the Aberdeen Tourist information or the Heritage Society They are easily searchable on google but trip advisor wont... More
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Debra W
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Response from Godefridus | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the late response. There is paid parking in most of Old Aberdeen these days. Free parking is available at the Aquatics Centre on the other side of King Street. It is only a few hundred metres walking from the... More
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