Discover the dark side of Aberdeen on a self-guided audio tour

Mercat Cross, Castle Street, Aberdeen AB11 5HP, UK
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Enjoy a self-guided walking tour using an app, you will explore the dark history of Aberdeen while passing sights like the oldest building, the market and harbor. Read More

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Dive into the dark history of Aberdeen and travel through the centuries as you make your way around the city. You will uncover some hidden dark tales while passing sights like the oldest building in town.Start your audio tour at Mercat Cross, the old market, and follow the instructions of your guide as you stroll to the harbor. Discover the connection of Aberdeen with the oil industry, dark tales of slavery, piracy, and other stories of the colorful but troublesome past of Aberdeen.This self-guided audio tour can be enjoyed on location or even virtually at home with VoiceMap's Continuous Play function which disables the GPS playback.

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Unlimited access to the self-guided tour in English. VoiceMap app for Android and iOS. Offline access to audio, maps, and geodata


Smartphone and headphones. Tickets or entrance fees to any museums or other attractions en route


Enjoy the freedom of a self-guided audio tour. Listen to the audio playing automatically using GPS. Discover the dark history of Aberdeen. Walk past the oldest building in town, the Mercat Cross and harbor. Learn about pirates, slavery and other troublesome stories

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