Dundee Travel Guide


Dundee is positioned towards the east of Scotland. In the year 2001, it had an estimated population size of around 145,463 with population density at 2,424 per km² that is comparatively high. It is ranked 60th in terms of total land area amongst the districts of Scotland. In the 18th century, the production of linen from the flax that was locally found was a significant industry in the region. The city of Dundee was amongst the first to witness the construction of railways in Scotland that was initiated in the year 1831.

Dundee, the fourth largest city in Scotland is located on the North bank of the River Tay’s estuary (East coast of Scotland). It is nestled in the beautiful valley of Biggarsberg. This is also known as the “City of Discovery” and was well known for three J’s – Jam, Jute and Journalism. It is home of the comic book legends, The Beano and Desperate Dan, which were commemorated in bronze in the city square. It has innumerable places to visit with very many culturally enriching sites to cater your interest. You can visit theatres, city centers and many more. For accommodation purpose, you will have plenty of choices and several world famous cuisines are available. Then there are various science centers, abbey and museums to explore.

Hotels in Dundee

Dundee boasts of a number of hotels that would be a comfortable stay during your vacation. These are outfitted with all the basic amenities that you can expect from a comfortable hotel. Moreover, these are close to or manageable distance of the major attractions of this city. A few of these are Dundee Hotel Dundee, The Shaftesbury, The Craigtay Hotel, Panmure Hotel, West Park and so on.

Famous Places in Dundee

The famous places in Dundee are Captain Scott’s Ship, Verdant Works, Frigate Unicorn, Sensation Science Centre, Dundee Rep Theatre, Glamis Castle, Angus Folk Museum and Arbroath Abbey. There are many more places of historical interest to visit in Dundee. You can enjoy shopping at the Dundee city centre.

Night Life in Dundee

Night life is full of vibrancy in Dundee. There is an array of pubs, night clubs to make most of a night out. Give it a chance and you will never forget this fun time.

Entertainment in Dundee

Dundee is an immensely entertaining place to visit with a large number of sports facilities at University of Dundee Institute of Sport and exercise, Olympia Leisure Centre, fishing, golf, cinemas, theatres, shopping outlets and lots more. You can plan a night out in any of the popular night clubs and enjoy a soothing vacation in Dundee.

Top Restaurants & Bars in Dundee

No matter what your taste buds yearns for, the top restaurants and bars can cater you with anything that you may like. There is everything from Italian to Chinese and Thai to Lebanese.

Where to Stay in Dundee

There are inns, cottages, apartments, self catering places that you can choose as accommodation.


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