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Step back in time

Original old part of Aberdeen, beautiful buildings, University campus. Wander through the small... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda S
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Stepping back in time

This amazing part of Aberdeen takes you back to the old days. Today it's a place for Aberdeen... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Huurman1968
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Almere, The Netherlands
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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High street, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Original old part of Aberdeen, beautiful buildings, University campus. Wander through the small lanes and explore.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This amazing part of Aberdeen takes you back to the old days. Today it's a place for Aberdeen university and its colleges. Just wander thru the little streets and enjoy the pretty sights of this part of Aberdeen.

Thank Huurman1968
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Very pretty old town but not that much too do. You don’t need that much time to see this place. Still very beautiful so definitely worth the trip.

Thank Krisbrevik
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Step back in time, or so it seems. Fascinating, olde worlde and right in the middle the large university buildings.

Thank PeeJay51
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We walked through Old Aberdeen on our way to the AECC. We walked on roads parallel to the main roads. This is a very picturesque part of Aberdeen and the university buildings are very impressive. Certainly worth a walk and it takes about an hour...More

Thank Jobieone
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This is a beautiful place and like you are walking back in time. Was there for 3 hours and ended in the library with great view over the old town.

1  Thank Pétur Bjarni G
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The cobbled High Street is picturesque. I felt as if I was walking around Hogsmead from Harry Potter! Must see in Aberdeen!

1  Thank Suzanne G
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lived all my life here until I left home. Dad was a Senior Lecturer in History at the University so we as kids got to know the area well. There is a pub The St Machar Bar ( we call it the Auld Toon Pub)and...More

Thank Stevie M
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice area, calm and old, recommended for a walk, but not for more than an hour. Just be careful if it's winter as winter are usually very cold at that time of the year.

Thank JLeborgne
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Have had a few nice little wanders around Old Aberdeen....pretty little streets and houses. Some of the modern university buildings are not very attractive and do blend in well with surrounding. I think a bit more could be done to make it a bit more...More

Thank Avebla
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Debra W
27 March 2017|
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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
13 March 2017|
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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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