Old Town House, Aberdeen

Old Town House, Aberdeen

The Old Town House was the original home of the Burgh's local government, completed in 1789. It was originally the centrepoint for trading in Old Aberdeen (still discernible in the widening of the street to accommodate trading booths), and the mercat cross (head late medieval, shaft more recent) stands outside it. The building is built of granite and is of restrained but elegant early Georgian design, with a fine cupola above the façade. It was acquired by the university in recent years, and was renovated in 2005.
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Old Town House on Map

Sight Name: Old Town House
Sight Location: Aberdeen, Scotland (See walking tours in Aberdeen)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Aberdeen, Scotland

Create Your Own Walk in Aberdeen

Create Your Own Walk in Aberdeen

Creating your own self-guided walk in Aberdeen is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Aberdeen Old Town Tour

Aberdeen Old Town Tour

Old Aberdeen is characterized by well-preserved ancient dwellings, streets and some unique examples of architecture that present attractive point for all tourists visiting the city. Among the biggest draws of Aberdeen are King’s College, St. Machar’s Cathedral, and the Old Town House. Take this tour to discover the beauty of Aberdeen's Old Town.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 Km or 1.9 Miles
Aberdeen Introduction Walking Tour

Aberdeen Introduction Walking Tour

Aberdeen is also known by the nickname the Granite City because almost all historically-important buildings were built from this material, which makes Aberdeen such a beautiful place. Most of the important landmarks are located on Union Street. Take this tour to discover some of Aberdeen's most popular and beautiful landmarks.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles