King’s College Chapel
Old Town House
At the north end of High St, the Old Town House now houses a visitor centre with information and exhibits on the history of Old Aberdeen.
St Machar's Cathedral
The 15th-century St Machar's Cathedral, with its massive twin towers, is a rare example of a fortified cathedral. According to legend,...
Aberdeen Beach is 800m east of the city centre. A spectacular 2-mile sweep of clean, golden sand stretching between the mouths of the...
A long-standing feature of the Aberdeen pub scene, the Blue Lamp is a favourite student hang-out – a cosy drinking den with good beer,...
College Bounds · interesting places nearby
King’s College Chapel information
It was here that Bishop Elphinstone established King's College, Aberdeen's first university, in 1495. The 16th-century college chapel is easily recognised by its crown spire; the interior is largely unchanged since it was first built, with impressive stained-glass windows and choir stalls.