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William Wallace Statue

Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Don't make a special visit - but worth seeing

This massive statue celebrates the hero of the movie 'Braveheart'; although it pre-dates that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aberdeenangler
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Braveheart

The statue doesn't look like Mel Gibson at all. Everybody knows that Braveheart did not have a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jens B
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Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This massive statue celebrates the hero of the movie 'Braveheart'; although it pre-dates that historically-inaccurate Mel Gibson block buster by many decades. Wallace is one of the most important historical Scottish figures, who battled English rule over the country centuries ago. It is just across...More

Thank aberdeenangler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The statue doesn't look like Mel Gibson at all. Everybody knows that Braveheart did not have a beard and was painted blue and white in his face. This looks more like some person from 1200-something. Or perhaps 1300-something. It's definately worth seing though. There's a...More

Thank Jens B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It's a pretty statue set in the part of Aberdeen you should visit. It serves as a good base for seeing the theatre, library and St Mark's church as well as the gardens and Art Gallery. Much of the things around here are being refurbished...More

Thank headbeeguy
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This statue sits opposite HMT in the centre of Aberdeen. It has the legendary piece about fighting for freedom on the bottom, It is impressive but you will probably only get a photo with it and move on.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Magnificent is the only word to describe this statue standing on its mountain of red granite it is a sight to behold. My favourite of all Aberdeen's many statues Wallace points towards a row of splendid building including the Theatre, St Mark's Church and the...More

Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

It's an impressive statue but wouldn't really call it a thing to do in Aberdeen. Will probably stand and look at it for less than a minute

Thank FunkyShark1
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

An outstanding statue of a fantastic man who was out to keep Scotland a free country. This statue is in a fanatic location in Aberdeen where everyone can see is. Stunning to see when your walking down Union Street.

Thank LeeDuncan1986
Reviewed 21 July 2017

how can we forget william wallace after seeing mel gibsons brave heart? this statue is a great inspiration of a great warrior of scotland. great statue. i salute

Thank ernakulamtraveller
Reviewed 12 July 2017

lovely edition to the square. very large statue standing proud in front of the magnificent gardens and buildings

Thank Chloe D
Reviewed 26 June 2017

the statue of William Wallace stands at the end of the Union Gardens, in front of His Majesty's Theatre. Impressive and imposing. really macho :-)

Thank r0landbrunner
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