St Paul's Cathedral

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DUNDEE, DUNDEE

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The spire of this notable Victorian cathedral is a Dundee city landmark. The cathedral was built by George Gilbert Scott on the raised site of a medieval castle, and completed in 1855. The main entrance is via the base of the tower, and the gothic interior is surprisingly light and spacious. Note the fine mosaic work by Salviati of Venice on the reredos.

St Paul's Cathedral
1 High Street, DUNDEE, DD1 1TD

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Discover Dundee

Dundee has one of the most spectacular settings of any Scottish city. It is located on the north bank of the Firth of Tay with the Sidlaw Hills behind, the Fife shore to the south, and the North Sea to the east. Facing south across the wide, silvery Firth of Tay, it’s also one of Scotland’s sunniest cities. From the summit of Dundee Law, the extinct volcano that dominates its northern skyline, you can look inland to the Cairngorms, south over the hills of Fife, far out over the North Sea, or westward up the Tay as far as Perth.

This is a city that has reinvented itself more than a few times. And as you’ll see when you arrive by road or rail via its iconic bridges (two of the longest in Britain), it’s busy reinventing itself yet again. 

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 that has been designed by Kengo Kuma.

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