A Comprehensive Guide for Locals and Visitors
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Where can you find five castles, an Antarctic research ship and award winning modern art and theatre venues side by side?
Which Scottish city made its name producing the ‘three Js’ of jute, jam and journalism, was home to a higher population of working women than anywhere else in the UK in the late 19th century and gave us the world’s worst poet?
In this first ever comprehensive guide to the city join author Norman Watson on a journey street-by-street through Dundee, UNESCO City of Design, shortlisted City of Culture, and now proudly selected to host the world-beating V&A Museum. Explore key streets and buildings and meet famous Dundee residents, recalling stories of the city’s past as a manufacturing monolith and looking to its bright future as a hub of learning and culture. Fully illustrated and featuring full colour maps, this guide to Dundee is the perfect companion for locals and visitors alike.
Table of contents:
Foreword – Lord Provost Bob Duncan
Chapter One: The High Street
Chapter Two: Nethergate and Overgate
Chapter Three: Ward Road and Surrounds
Chapter Four: The Central Waterfront
Chapter Five: The Law
Chapter Six: Cowgate and Routes North-East
Chapter Seven: West Port and Hawkhill
Chapter Eight: Perth Road
Chapter Nine: Ferries and Bridges
Chapter Ten: Historic Suburbs
Chapter Eleven: The Kingsway
Chapter Twelve: Eastern Dundee
Chapter Thirteen: Museums and Galleries
Chapter Fourteen: Parks and Gardens
Chapter Fifteen: Sport in Dundee
Chapter Sixteen: Dundee’s Castles