11 Sights in Dundee, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Dundee, United Kingdom. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Dundee, United Kingdom.

Sightseeing Tours in Dundee

1. Mains Castle

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Mains Castle Ydam / CC BY-SA 3.0

Mains Castle is a 16th-century castle in Dundee, Scotland. The castle consists of several buildings surrounding a courtyard, although several of the original western buildings no longer exist. The northern and eastern buildings are where the family would have lived, with the servants occupying the southern quarters. The castle also has a large, six-floor, square tower house with dressed cornerstones, which is typical of 16th-century construction. It is a Category A listed building.

Wikipedia: Mains Castle (EN), Website

2. HMS Unicorn

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HMS Unicorn is a surviving sailing frigate of the successful Leda class, although the original design had been modified by the time that the Unicorn was built, to incorporate a circular stern and "small-timber" system of construction. Listed as part of the National Historic Fleet, Unicorn is now a museum ship in Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom. She is the oldest ship in Scotland, one of the oldest ships in the world, and one of the last intact warships from the age of sail.

Wikipedia: HMS Unicorn (1824) (EN), Website

3. Discovery Point

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Discovery Point

RRS Discovery is a barque-rigged auxiliary steamship built in Dundee, Scotland for Antarctic research. Launched in 1901, she was the last traditional wooden three-masted ship to be built in the United Kingdom. Her first mission was the British National Antarctic Expedition, carrying Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their first, and highly successful, journey to the Antarctic, known as the Discovery Expedition.

Wikipedia: RRS Discovery (EN), Website

4. Verdant Works

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Verdant Works, also known as Scotland's Jute Museum, is a former jute mill in the Blackness area of Dundee, Scotland. It was purchased in 1991 by the Dundee Heritage Trust. The trust restored the buildings, which were officially opened by Prince Charles on 16 September 1996, as a museum dedicated to the textile industry, an industry that once dominated the city's economy.

Wikipedia: Verdant Works (EN), Website

5. Dundee Central Mosque

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Dundee Central Mosque is located on the junction of Brown and Miln streets, north-east of the city centre. The original mosque was located on South Erskine Street in 1969, and was moved to 112-114 Hilltown the following year. In 1995, due to the islamic community growing in the city, there was a need for larger premises, which resulted in this mosque being built.

Wikipedia: Dundee Central Mosque (EN)

6. St Andrew's Cathedral

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St Andrew's Cathedral Bill Nicholls / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Cathedral Church of St Andrew is a Catholic cathedral in the West End of the city of Dundee, Scotland. The cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Dunkeld and mother church of the Diocese of Dunkeld within the Province of St Andrews and Edinburgh. The bishop, since 9 January 2014, is Stephen Robson.

Wikipedia: St Andrew's Cathedral, Dundee (EN), Website

7. Claypotts Castle

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Claypotts Castle is a late medieval castle in the suburban West Ferry area of Dundee, Scotland. It is one of the best-preserved examples of a 16th-century Z-plan tower house in Scotland. Now surrounded by modern housing, the castle is maintained as an Ancient Monument by Historic Environment Scotland.

Wikipedia: Claypotts Castle (EN), Website

8. V&A Dundee

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V&A Dundee

V&A Dundee is a design museum in Dundee, Scotland, which opened on 15 September 2018. The V&A Dundee is the first design museum in Scotland and the first Victoria and Albert museum outside London. The V&A Dundee is also the first building in the United Kingdom designed by Kengo Kuma.

Wikipedia: V&A Dundee (EN), Website

9. St Luke's and Queen Street Church

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St Luke's & Queen Street Church is a congregation of the Church of Scotland in Broughty Ferry, on the edge of Dundee, Scotland. The church building was completed in 1884 to designs by Edinburgh architect Hippolyte Blanc, and is now protected as a category A listed building.

Wikipedia: St Luke's Church, Broughty Ferry (EN)

10. Sensation

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Dundee Science Centre is a science centre located in Dundee, Scotland, and a part of the Scottish Science Centres Network. It is a registered charity under Scottish law. It is funded by the public and donations from local corporate sponsors.

Wikipedia: Dundee Science Centre (EN), Website

11. Dundee Museum of Transport

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The Dundee Museum of Transport, located in Dundee, Scotland is a self-sustaining Scottish Charitable Organisation. The museum has a collection of historical items covering transport in Dundee and across Scotland.

Wikipedia: Dundee Museum of Transport (EN), Website


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