6 Sights in Oban, United Kingdom (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Oban, 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 6 sights are available in Oban, United Kingdom.

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1. Oban Distillery

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Oban distillery is a whisky distillery in the Scottish west coast port of Oban. Established in 1794, it was built before the town of the same name, which sprang up later in the surrounding craggy harbour.

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2. St Columba's Cathedral

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St Columba's CathedralBriYYZ from Toronto, Canada / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Cathedral Church of St Columba in Oban is the seat of the Roman Catholic Bishop of Argyll and the Isles and mother church of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles. The cathedral is located on the sea front at the northern end of Oban.

Wikipedia: St Columba's Cathedral (EN)

3. Oban Hydro

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The Oban Hills Hydropathic Sanatorium was a proposed Hydropathic Hotel in Oban, Scotland. Construction of the hotel began in 1881 on a hill east of the downtown overlooking the town and the harbour. Had it been completed the hotel would have been a major landmark on the Oban skyline. The hotel was never completed due to financial difficulties and currently lies in ruins.

Wikipedia: Oban Hydro (EN)

4. Dunollie Castle

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Dunollie Castle The original uploader was Gfours at English Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 3.0

Dunollie Castle is a small ruined castle located on a hill north of the town of Oban, on the west coast of Scotland in Argyll. The site enjoys views over towards the island of Kerrera and a view of the town, harbour, and outlying isles. The castle is open to the public as part of the Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds.

Wikipedia: Dunollie Castle (EN)

5. St John's Cathedral

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St John's Cathedral or the Cathedral Church of St John the Divine is a cathedral of the Scottish Episcopal Church, located in the town of Oban. It is one of the two cathedrals of the Diocese of Argyll and The Isles, and one of the sees of the Bishop of Argyll and The Isles.

Wikipedia: St John's Cathedral, Oban (EN)

6. Gylen Castle

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Gylen Castle is a ruined castle, or tower house, at the south end of the island of Kerrera in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, on a promontory overlooking the Firth of Lorne. It was made a scheduled monument in 1931.

Wikipedia: Gylen Castle (EN)


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