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Culture of Inverness. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

cathedral Inverness is a city with rich history and so it has preserved many monuments for its descendants. Inverness Castle is a wonderful attraction of the city. It was built in the late 19th century, but its style is reminiscent of a classic medieval fortress. The large scale castle with tall towers is open to public. It often hosts important political and cultural events. Cawdor Castle is also one of the most attractive destinations for excursions. It was built by the order of King Macbeth. The beautiful gothic construction has given rise to many superstitions and legends. During an excursion to the castle visitors can learn a lot of new information about the history of the city and about the deeds of the great king who was sung by Shakespeare.
Inverness can be proud because of a rich choice of natural attractions and sports facilities. The city is popular with fans of ecotourism. A beautiful garden of Floral Hall is located near … Open
St Andrew's Cathedral was built in the middle of the 19th century. Nowadays this is one the most famous religious sites in Inverness. The cathedral stores antique gold icons - a gift of Russian Emperor. A large number of pilgrims and curious travelers come there to admire the beautiful church and see the sacred artifacts. Among the museums of the city the most important one is definitely Loch Ness Museum that is located in the suburban area of Inverness. Among the exhibits of the museum visitors will see a collection of photos, newspaper notes and recordings of witnesses who were able to see Nessie - a mysterious creature that lives in Loch Ness. The museum is located in a beautiful historic building, which is also of a big cultural value.
Loch Ness Lake itself remains one of major attractions of the region. Tourists are welcome to make a walk along the beach and enjoy the beauty of the local nature. Do not forget to take your camera or camcorder just in case the mysterious inhabitant of the lake decides to greet guests. Excursions to Strathisla factory, which is located in the small town of Keith near Inverness, are very popular among tourists. This is the place where the famous whiskey, which is so popular with tourists from different parts of the world, is produced. The plant was opened in 1786 and is considered the oldest one in the country. Its look resembles a massive mansion with elegant turrets. Guests are invited to make a tour to the factory, which is ended by a visit to the tasting room. Copyright
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Inverness and surroundings

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What to visit during two-day excursion in Inverness

Inverness Castle Garrison Encounter
Where: Castle Hill, Inverness; Telephone: +44 (0)1463 710637;
Castle Gallery
Where: 43 Castle Street, Inverness, Inverness; Opening hours: Monday to Sunday 9am to 5pm; Tickets: Free;
Culloden Moor Visitor Centre
Where: Culloden Moor, Inverness;
Loch Ness
Where: Tomnahurich Bridge, Glenurquhart Road, near Inverness, Inverness;
Loch Ness 2000 Exhibition Centre
Where: Drumnadrochit village, Inverness;
Dolphin And Seal Centre
Where: North Kessock, Inverness;
Urquhart Castle
Where: Drumnadrochit, on A82 road, north shore of Loch Ness, Inverness;

Unique spots in Inverness and near

Urquhart Castle

From the series “The Greatest Castles of Scotland”
Urquhart Castle sits beside Loch Ness Lake in the Highlands of Scotland. Today the castle is partly ruined but still attracts tourists. Most people come to the shores of the lake to see Nessy and in addition visit this old castle. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Inverness

Culture guide to Inverness. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Inverness: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Inverness. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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