Perhaps you are looking for the best place for your holiday stay in Scotland then definitely is the playful pineapple Dunmore building. It is a cool historic castle you should not miss to visit. Scotland is a home of some of the world’s most impressive works of architecture. One of them is this intricate and bizarre summer house built in the shape of a pineapple back in 18th century in central Scotland. It was built in 1761 by an esteemed architecture, The 4th Earl OF Dunmore, John Murray. It is both strange and beautiful and amazing at its sight open to the public as a holiday destination.
History of Dunmore Pineapple Building
This majestic building was originally a garden and summer house. Later on, the giant iconic pineapple was added. The lower-storey was built in 1761 while the pineapple part at the top in 1777. John Murray made this structure to function as a viewing platform to enjoy the scenery. The Earl of Dunmore went a step ahead and instead the whole building in the form of a huge pineapple. To the locals, a pineapple was a simple of wealth, hospitality, and good taste. Hence John Murray chose it as an architectural symbol.