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Marischal College

Marischal College Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1YS, Scotland
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Second largest granite building in the world

Benn here many times. This magnificent building houses the city council. However you can still... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laurence B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
The Greatness of Granite

What a wonderful facility. A tribute to the old architects of the city, but spoiled by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Marischal College Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1YS, Scotland

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Benn here many times. This magnificent building houses the city council. However you can still enter it to see the beautful quadrant with an Archie dolphin to see. Thete are also some exhibits to see like old coins and pottery. Worth a visit and photo...More

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful facility. A tribute to the old architects of the city, but spoiled by the appalling new buildings appearing directly opposite. Why is this being allowed to happen? Shame on the city fathers.

Thank Jack7_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Aberdeen to see the 20for20 anchors. We passed Marischal College on our way to an anchor and what a terrific stop it made. Brilliant statue of Robert the Bruce to greet you and a dolphin in the inner courtyard. We picked up...More

Thank KrispyPlymouth
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This used to be part of Aberdeen University and was where the Graduations were held. The building is now Council Offices. The building made of local granite really sets the area off. Been to a few graduations here which was really nice setting especially in...More

Thank Kirktoncoll
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This a beautiful building, my partner and I were lucky enough to to have been invited to a wedding here. Stunning place, perfect for a small wedding

Thank godsman8
Reviewed 26 June 2017

the world's second largest granite building, and yes, really huge and impressive. unfortunately there is a major roadwork under way in front, so it is difficult to really appreciate the fassade. The museum inside was closed years ago, but you can enter the courtyard to...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 9 June 2017

if there's one place that u must visit during your trip to aberdeen, it would be this place. lovely architecture!

Thank jizak M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Marischal college is definitely one of the building which is worthy to see if you are new in Aberdeen

Thank Kateřina J
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This building is built of solid granite and the architecture is so remarkable in all aspects. It used to be the Aberdeen university building but grew too small for the amount of people going there. It is now the town council building.

Thank emurrayprojects
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Massive granite building with a great courtyard. In the city so easy to find. Worth having a walk to see it.

Thank RiceNI
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