The city’s name has appeared from the River Ness, but a small industrial town has gained worldwide fame not because of this natural attraction. The legend about a mythical creature that lives in the nearby lake of Loch Ness is now known to almost everyone. Every year hundreds of thousands of travelers come to the town to make an excursion to the mysterious lake. People can spend hours staring to the surface of the lake hoping to see the mysterious inhabitant at least for a second.
Drumnadrochit village is located not far from the city. Here visitors are welcome to attend a wonderful museum dedicated to the Loch Ness monster. The mythical creature is certainly the most mysterious, but not the only symbol of the city. Inverness is often called the birthplace of porridge, bagpipes and whiskey. During year the city hosts a lot of interesting music festivals dedicated to the national musical instrument.
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