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Dundee is a great place to visit - and many tourist guides, newspapers, television programmes and many more media outlets have said so!

Dundee has been featured in lists dedicated to being one of the top places to visit in not just the country, nor Europe - but even the world! Lonely Planet, The Wall Street Journal, the Sunday Times, the Evening Standard, Bloomberg, CNN Travel, Nat Geo Travel among many more have all featured Dundee in lists as a top destination to visit.

More and more people are coming to visit Dundee and it is exciting as new opportunities are arising and more businesses are choosing Dundee to set up shop. There are many things to see and do in the city and that is only going to go up!

Dundee is one city with many discoveries - the city has been ever known by the three J's - jute, jam and journalism. Now in the 21st century, Dundee is changing! A city going through exciting times as the V&A has finally opened to the public!

Once the home to the likes of the jute mill industry and Keiller's marmalade, Dundee has invented itself for the future. From having an ever growing video games industry to becoming a leader in life sciences research and also have an international breakthrough in cultural redevelopment, Dundee is a very unique city that has a positive impact on the rest of Scotland.

It is a city renowned for it's education - having two incredible universities that are among the best in not just Scotland, nor the United Kingdom - but even the world with the University of Dundee being named in the top 200 universities in the world!

Enjoy entertainment and the arts at some award winning venues and locations scattered across the city - from the Caird Hall, the Dundee Rep and Whitehall Theatre to Slessor Gardens which now hosts music concerts for national and international artists.

​Also enjoy the food and drink that is on offer in Dundee, amazing restaurants, cafes and bars which we have!

Dundee also leads in the media, as a city that has been featured in several national and international news outlets as a city worth visiting. Lonely Planet, the Wall Street Journal, CNN Travel, the New York Times and many more have recognised Dundee as a top place to visit in the world!

So come and discover Dundee and see what all the talk is about! We look forward to welcoming you to the city that we call home!


Dundee is one of the best cities to visit in Scotland at the moment. The city has seen an increase in tourism over the course of the past year and it continues to grow as more exciting things come on to the scene in the city!

2019's theme for Dundee Culture builds upon the ever growing presence of Dundee on an international level. More and more people from around the world are starting to notice and are coming to visit the city!