Aberdeen offers a variety of attractions, thrilling entertainment,
and paradise of unspoiled beauty. Be there to feel the pulse
of the city. This section helps you to have an idea about the
charming city of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen can be reached easily with flights daily from Stansted
starting from £95 return, including taxes, and four
times a week from Bristol from £75 including taxes.
A taxi from the airport into city center costs about £12.50.
Several transportation modes are available. with a selection
of world-class Car Hire companies serving at the airport and
around the city, airports with flights from all over the world
like London, USA, France etc, international rail links, and
an extensive public transport system.
Staying in Aberdeen has never been so easy with an unbeatable
range of accommodation and places to suit every traveler.
The best hotels in town include the Thistle Hotel and SpedBird.
Time to Visit
With events throughout the calendar, the neat Granite City
welcomes visitors whatever the time of year. The real buzz
of activity from "Rootin' Aboot", the spring celebration
of roots and folk music to the International Youth Festival
that brings young performers from all over the world while
the Alternative Festival in October brings an eclectic mix
of music, comedy and artistic performances. The Winter Festival,
which has grown in stature, encompasses seasonal events and
activities that bring light and laughter to the darker months.
With host of big name stores, specialty shops, indoor shopping
centers and markets, Aberdeen is a Mecca for those "shopper
freaks" and with Thursday, late opening and Sunday shopping
too, visitors are spoiled for choice.
When it comes to dining out, Scotland seems to have no shortage
of good places to eat in, from chic restaurants like Courtyard
on the Lane, Alford La, to mid priced eatery- Little Italy
and Thai restaurants with wide ranging menus. Many of the
city's pubs and bars serve good-value meals, though some of
them don't serve food in the evening.
Aberdeen has abundant nightclubs to choose from, most of which
close at 2am in the morning. So if you are a party animal,
the nightclubs, and pubs gets you a wild, raucous night of
Irish music, jazz, and rock.
Visit the most happening joints including Ministry of Sin,
16 Dee St, off Union St. The faithful gather in this converted
church for a heavenly mix of cool sounds and atmosphere- Highly
popular with both students and oldies.
The Works, 9 Belmont St. Subterranean and sub-twenties, brings
sweaty and lively kind of a place, while the Pelican at the
Metro Hotel, Market St. Basement club features live indie
bands and guest DJs open Thu-Sat. So have a party time, all
through your stay.
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