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Address: University Ave. | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)141-330 2000
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Take a student-led tour of the university's historic campus. The...
Take a student-led tour of the university's historic campus. The university was founded more than 500 years ago.
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very peaceful setting

This was a great place to get the feel of old Glasgow. The university has wonderful architecture to view with well maintained courtyards. The hustle and bustle of student life... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

This was a great place to get the feel of old Glasgow. The university has wonderful architecture to view with well maintained courtyards. The hustle and bustle of student life is all around. There is a free museum on site but was closed during our visit. The view of the city is great. It was established in 1451 and is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

One of the most incredible places I've ever been. One mix of modern and old. A beutiful vision of the city. It is good to take one part of the day to visit it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing building with great architecture and history. Definitely worth a visit to see the cloisters when the sun is out.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Took a dutch friend here to show what Glasgow had to offer, and he was well impressed. I had forgotten how good it was and now i know why i love Glasgow so much !!

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

picturesque setting of one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Well known for the famous glasgow coma scale (GCS) used by all medical institutions

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alloway nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Beautiful architecture and LOTS of history in this University. If you get a chance to tour it, please do!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Stunning architecture and a busy buzzing area of the city,near Byres Road with good restaurants and unusual shopping

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A must see In glasgow.loved the Hunterian museum inside the uni....full of medical history and others as well. The architecture an vastness of the building was amazing. It was like walking through the paths of history..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

One of our family attended the University and we visited during a vacation. The location is idyllic and the architecture both exterior and interior is awe inspiring. You can walk the same halls and spaces multiple times and note different features each time you visit. But then again, what would you expect with a history dating back to 1451 and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had great seat by the window Young grandchild accompanied and very child friendly Food was lovely and considering how busy it was didn't wait too long on being served

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