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Union Terrace Gardens

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Address: Union Terrace, Aberdeen AB10 1NN, Scotland

These beautiful sunken gardens afford great views of the city's sights.

These beautiful sunken gardens afford great views of the city's sights.

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Pretty Small Gardens.I loved sitting on the benches after a day of walking, shopping and site seeing. Very close to union terrace.

Reviewed 16 December 2016
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Mount Pearl, Canada
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30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

With the flowers out in bloom and the cleanliness of the garden. It is a haven of rest and contemplation

Thank emurrayprojects
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

Pretty Small Gardens.I loved sitting on the benches after a day of walking, shopping and site seeing. Very close to union terrace.

Thank Regina C
Peterhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

These gardens are azhaven if rest in the middle of the busy city. Can be accessed from Union Terrace, by The theatre r from the road below. Plenty of seats and paths for a quiet walk. Especially on a sunny day Plenty of trees and flowers So glad the plans to cover citrus were stopped

Thank Peter1941
Stirling, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
106 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I had heard on the news about this place: plenty of money offered to improve it, but cah rejected by the city. What a strange decision. UTG is best avoided. THis is no place to bring your family. Go and find another park.

Thank DavidC856
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Nice small gardens to stroll through or sit and read your book/papers if sunny nice to walk around not to big and plenty benches for a rest it's also nice and peaceful especially on a sunny Sunday morning also well kept flower beds and hanging baskets

Thank Jinty478
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681 reviews
356 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Centrally located stretch of greenery with some nice floral displays. Popular for picnickers in the summer and locals taking a breather. At various points in the year they often have circuses, balls In a marque and even art and fairs in this Central Park.

Thank Sarah D
Tampere, Finland
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332 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A lovely park right in the city centre! Great place for a picnic or a hang out on a beautiful day, would recommend! There was some concert there when I visited, which was nice.

Thank misukkeli
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016

It was only while showing a visitor round my beautiful Mither Toon on a bright sunny day that I realised how proud I am of Union Terrace Gardens with its memories of playing on the summer grass and dancing at evening open-air concerts in the very heart of the sparkling granite city. A short stroll round the outskirts, admiring the... More 

Thank Strandedquine
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I was in the garden this morning, and the sunshine is so well, making me feel so relaxed when I was sitting on the chair in the garden. It was very quiet around, and this garden is so close to the city center, so you can have a Great walk after having your lunch!! It is also good for dog... More 

Thank Yinyin C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This garden in the city centre is great for picnics and relaxation. It is especially great during the summer months. Although recent news suggests it is not very safe, so I would encourage you remain highly vigilant while here.

Thank Yewande O

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