A mercat cross is an old market cross found in Scottish towns and cities where merchants would gather. They became focal points for local gatherings. Dundee's Mercat Cross dates back to 1586, is carved from stone and features a resin-bronze unicorn sculpted by Scott Sutherland in the 1960s.

Visitors to V&A Dundee

Over 300,000 people visited V&A Dundee in its first three months of operation, it has been revealed.The £80m museum, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and home to Scotland’s only design museum, opened its doors to international fanfare in September.The attraction has now confirmed that...

Desperate Dan Statue and ‘Dawg'

Desperate Dan, hero of DC Thomson's ‘The Dandy' comics, is immortalised in Dundee, his place of ‘birth'.The grizzly-faced strong man is cast in an 8-ft tall bronze statue in the city centre alongside his ‘Dawg'.