Welcome to Aberdeen
Known as the Granite City because of the locally quarried stone, Aberdeen, the capital of northeastern Scotland, is one of the most distinctive cities in Great Britain. Surrounded by magnificent scenery, it mixes a rich history, handsome granite architecture and traditional industries with a flurry of leisure and entertainment amenities. It has a vibrant arts scene, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and one of the most buoyant economies in the country. Scotland’s third largest city truly has something to offer for everyone.
|Currency||British pounds, £1 = 100 pence|
|Opening hours||Most shops are open seven days a week, normally from 9 am-5.30 pm. On Thursdays, major shops and shopping centres are open until 8 pm, while on Sundays shops are open from 12 noon-5 pm.|
|Emergency numbers||999 and 112|
|Tourist information||The Visitor Information Centre Aberdeen
23 Union St
+44 1224 288 828