Dundee has been in the past an industrial city, famous for the three Js
Jute, Jam and Journalism
The import of Jute from India, the jute was made into sacks, ropes, backing for carpets, & that’s only a few examples of the large mills produced.
Jam is the marmalade produced by the Keillor family, oranges were imported also.
Journalism is the publisher & printer DC Thomson which still produce daily, weekly, and monthly publications, some names of the comics will be well known by visitors ……the Dandy & The Beano are favourites featuring the characters of “Desperate Dan & Dennis the Menace”
There are many attractions to visit in this city,
The Verdant Works, a 19thc jute mill restored tells the story of the workers and the production
HMS Unicorn , nearly 200 year old sailing frigate, berthed in Victoria Dock close to th city centre
The McManus Galleries is a wee gem of a museum and art gallery in the city centre
The V&A Dundee is a must see! Opened in 2018 designed by renowned architect Kengo Kuma, an extraordinary building in and out.
It’s a Musuem of Design