The Dragon is based on a local legend of the Nine Maidens. The dragon guards the east end of the High Street.

The dragon sculpture was the concept of Alistair Smart, a lecturer at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art. Unfortunately he died just before he was offered the commission after winning a limited competition. It was Alistair’s family who requested that Tony Morrow, an ex-student of Alistair’s, take over the artwork. Tony took Alistair’s concept and furthered the design into this exciting sculpture.

Commissioned by the Dundee Partnership

University of Dundee Museum Collections

The University of Dundee holds unique and fascinating museum collections including scientific instruments, natural history specimens and an impressive art collection of paintings, prints and textiles.There is always something interesting to see in the free public exhibition galleries, plus there...

Balgay Bridge

Balgay Bridge spans 80 feet across a natural gorge in Balgay Par, a public space in west central Dundee.The decorative iron crossing was constructed in 1872.