Union Street is simply the best place for walks as it is full of beautiful old houses. The facades of the houses are decorated with skillful trimming made of polished granite that was mined in Aberdeen yet five centuries ago. In addition to beautiful architectural monuments you will find interesting shops and restaurants in Union Street. This place is crowded even late in the evening as local squares and gardens have become a favorite destination for rest not only among locals, but also among tourists. Winter Gardens is a very popular place of rest, the most interesting exhibit of which is a "talking" cactus. The large garden is divided into several thematic zones. In its territory you will find a large greenhouse, a garden decorated in traditional Japanese style, and even a flower wall.
There are also some religious attractions in the city. The most striking of them is St. Nicholas Church. The first building was erected in the middle of the 18th century, and in 1838 an east wing was added to the cathedral. Thus, the modern church consists of two parts – an east and a west one. Despite the fact that they are made in different architectural styles, the cathedral looks very harmoniously. During you walk around the city you will see numerous interesting antique shops, which are also considered a kind of a tourist attraction.
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