Self-guided walking tours of the university are available from its website.
Located on the King's College campus, the Cruickshank Botanic Gardens are well worth a visit and contain displays of interesting alpine and sub-tropical collections, as well as a delightful rock and water garden.
The tower house, with its small oriel windows, corner towers, and windows of varying sizes, was begun in 1553.
Its upper stories are worth a tour, if only for a glimpse of the beautifully painted wooden ceilings dating from 1600.
Sir George Skene of Rubislaw, provost from 1676 to 1685, was a prosperous merchant whose wealth came from trade with Gdansk.
His former home - the oldest standing residence in Aberdeen - now houses an excellent museum with displays of locally excavated artifacts, religious paintings, and period costumes.
Tourists can enjoy its two miles of sandy beaches, superb golf courses, shopping streets, theatrical and dance performances at His Majesty's Theater, concerts by top-class orchestras in the Music Hall, and a variety of arts festivals during the summer months.
There are always plenty of things to do in Aberdeen by day or night.
Built on the orders of Robert the Bruce and restored in 1607, it served as the River Don's main crossing point.
Lord Byron, who went to school in Aberdeen for a short time, referred affectionately to the single span bridge in the 10th chapter of Don Juan. Dating from the 1520s, it's decorated with interesting coats-of-arms and inscriptions and is set in lovely Duthie Park, famous for having one of the largest winter gardens in the world.