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1 Discovery Point

In the late 19th Century Dundee was a major whaling centre with a reputation for building ships to withstand extreme icy conditions.

This expertise led to the building of the RRS Discovery, the first vessel specifically designed for scientific exploration in Antarctica.

The famous explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott led the expedition, linking Dundee with this frozen continent.

Where next?

Navigate across the roadways towards the City Centre to the back of the Caird Hall.

About Dundee Global Trail

Dundeeā€™s Global Trail will take you on intriguing historic Voyage of Discovery highlighting the extraordinary locations which make connections between Dundee and the rest of the world.

While you explore the inner city of modern day Dundee this unusual walking Trail will make the hour you spend a time of interesting discoveries in the City of Discovery.

Read about the trail from the beginning