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McGill University

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Address: 805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6, Canada
Phone Number: 514-398-6555
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Description: Canada's oldest university, home to nearly 30,000 students, is filled with...
Canada's oldest university, home to nearly 30,000 students, is filled with a variety of interesting architectural styles.
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Beautiful 19th Century buildings

It is pleasant to stroll around this old campus with its old Victorian and 19th century buildings. The side streets where residences and university offices are housed are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Burke, Virginia, United States
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Burke, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

It is pleasant to stroll around this old campus with its old Victorian and 19th century buildings. The side streets where residences and university offices are housed are beautiful with old stone row houses, converted to their modern functions. The campus is quite large, so it is fun to explore the various sections of this beautiful, quiet, pleasant campus.

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Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We strolled through McGill on our way to access the Mount Park. It was a lovely campus that was easy to navigate with a few historical buildings to have a look at.

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

This was booked through Ladies Morning Musical Club on line prior to our trip. An agent telephoned us to secure our seats. Tickets were held for us upon arrival the day of the performance. This theatre holds about 600 people and the acoustics were top notch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

visitors in Montreal must visit McGill.It is like Harvard in Boston.Old buildings.lot of history.Plenty of gardens and many benches to seat and enjoy the campus.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you are interested in pursuing a Science this is the place to go, McGill is known worldwide for studies in science. Is not only science they offer but other different degrees. In all is a great school.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We cut through this campus to get to the parc du mont Royal. lots of great architecture and an interesting juxtaposition between the old buildings and the more modern ones. take a stroll around the courtyard, you won't regret it.

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San Antonio, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Nothing went wrong, just a very specialized exhibit concerning the "first Nation" of Canada and how the Intuit and other tribes dressed. The bead work was exquisite on many of the costumes. (Native Americans in the USA). The third floor exhibit title "Camp Fire" was all about male homosexuality in art and pottery. Had little interest in either.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

One of the best universities in the Country, McGill has a very nice charm to it. Its located in a decent area(hilly). It has a huge campus!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Price good, nice atmosphere, good service, but the proções are very small. Close to downtown and the subway.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Place I studied (mba)..great campus..Ivy leage Feel..great used book sales in October..donate your old books to tthem..McGill alumni association handles it..behind Mcgill is a WaterReservoir dressed up as a Castle..kids play soccer there..go up to Mount Royal if you are willing to climb steps

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Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by nightfall transforms from a business district into a youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and restaurants heavily peopled by students and young professionals. The once-seat of millionaire's 'Golden Square Mile', an incongruity of stately mansions and dapper brownstones sit between glass skyscrapers, creating a visually lush urban landscape. Beneath the sidewalks lay the Underground City, the world's largest below-ground mall, a labyrinth of over 1,500 shops and eateries that echo the profusion of cafes, gallerias, cinemas, and fashion outlets above. From the scholarly array at McGill University to the carousing crowds of Rue Crescent, visit Downtown to shop by day for what you'll wear there by night.