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Inverness Caley Thistle scarves draped on city icons

Statues wearing scarves
Image caption The statues Faith, Hope and Charity with Caley Thistle scarves

Inverness Caledonian Thistle scarves have been draped on landmarks across Inverness ahead of the team's Scottish Cup Final appearance.

Statues of Scottish folkhero Flora MacDonald and also Faith, Hope and Charity along with a sculpture of Nessie have had the colours added.

Caley Jags will play Falkirk at Hampden next Saturday.

It is the first time in the Inverness club's history that it has reached the Scottish Cup Final.

The club will also play European football next season after securing third place in the premier league.

Image caption The statue of Flora MacDonald
Image caption The Nessie sculpture is on a roundabout on Dores Road

The statue of Flora MacDonald is outside Inverness Castle, while those depicting Faith, Hope and Charity are below the castle on the banks of the River Ness.

A roundabout on Dores Road has the wooden sculpture of the Loch Ness Monster.

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