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Flower of Scotland

The powerhouse of the northeast, Aberdeen is a prosperous urban center fueled by a thriving petroleum industry. Though the area does not attract nearly as many tourists as other Scottish destinations, the city called the Flower of Scotland is no backwater. Also dubbed the Granite City, Aberdeen is characterized by its ornate architecture, green parks, lush gardens, and award-winning floral displays. Many visitors are surprised to find such a vibrant city so far north, with a distinctly cosmopolitan nature and a strong sense of community. The oil business has made Aberdeen one of the country’s most expensive cities. Though to tourists’ delight, most of its cultural attractions are free. Aberdeen is in Aberdeenshire. Add Aberdeen and other United Kingdom destinations to your travel plans using our United Kingdom day trip planner .
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Aberdeen offers a wide range of accommodation options, including hotels, guesthouses, and bed and breakfasts. You'll be able to find something within your budget, whether you're looking for an inexpensive option or a luxurious five-star hotel. For the latter, you may have to stay just outside the city and have access to a car to easily be able to come and go. Nearby towns such as Stonehaven have popular tourist attractions and are an attractive alternative to staying directly in Aberdeen.
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