Dragon Statue
Dragon Statue
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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TheShis
Tel Aviv, Israel41,102 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
This is quite an impressive piece of art, located in the center of Dundee.
Unlike the rest of the sculptures in the city, this one has a darker side to it.
Written 20 August 2023
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Menugrabber
Peterhead, UK270 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
This is the start of our statue trail there are many situated around the town square from Dan to the polar bear too the wee monkey mind you the dragon is rather impressive
Written 23 March 2023
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Mandi B
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
I will have trouble making 100 characters. Go and see it, it's wonderful! If you have kids, they can climb on it, and you will want to stroke his wings and claws.
Written 2 March 2023
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eup7110
Dubai, United Arab Emirates66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
A great example of a well added city scape ,Tony was truly an amazing sculpture and this sits yards from his other work desperate Dan give a wee pause when you walk past its just nice to warm the heart
Written 19 January 2023
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Ian G
Dundee, UK34 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Statues are great, and this is another Cracker, but I do prefer Desperate Dan, he is awesome. Worth a visit though, how many others can you find?
Written 31 October 2022
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Christine E
Cairo, Egypt54 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022 • Family
Some horrible person stuck a sanitary pad up the dragons nostril.
The council should keep the statues clean.
We removed it with a wet wipe and tossed it in the bin.
Written 26 June 2022
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macedonboy
Glasgow, UK185,732 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Amazing statue of dragon looking threateningly at passersby on High Street. It’s a fine depiction of a dragon showing many exaggerated features such as the claws and snout, as well as the paradoxically modest looking wings. Linked to the local legend of Nine Maidens and the Dragon. Love the story and this sculpture.
Written 27 May 2022
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cctours
Leeds, UK33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
Wonderfully detailed sculpture in a surprising location. We enjoyed our mini version of the Dundee Sculpture tour.
Written 26 May 2022
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Bibcay
Gateshead, UK4,309 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Family
This is my kind of statue. Its a lot of fun and it is good for wee kids to climb on and have fun with and on it.
Written 17 April 2022
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weekak
Edinburgh, UK1,833 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Solo
This is my least favourite statue in Dundee’s city centre, I find it ugly but I suppose Dragons are ugly. The dragon is found on the Dundee coat of arms but there is also and old folks tale surrounding the Dundee dragon when a farmer from Pitempton lived with his nine daughters. One day, he asked the eldest to go and get some water from the well. When she didn’t return, he sent another and as each daughter left and never returned, he traced their steps and reached the well where he met an enormous dragon sleeping surrounded by remains of his nine daughters.
Devastated, the farmer fled back to the village where he told his youngest daughter’s lover, Martin, what had happened. Martin raised a mob of villagers to kill the dragon and when they finally came close the villagers shouted, “Strike, Martin!”, which is said to be the root of the name ‘Strathmartine’.
Martin’s strike severely wounded the dragon and he slew the beast in a field at the foot of what is now Craigowl Hill. A surviving rhyme details the dying words of the dragon:

‘Tempted at Pitempton

Draigled at Baldragon

Stricken at Strathmartine

And killed at Martin’s Stane’
Written 27 September 2021
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