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University of Glasgow

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Address: University Ave. | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)141-330 2000
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Beautiful building with lots to do inside!

Being a student here for 5 years, I explored every bit of the building and the area. The main campus building is breathtaking 19th century architecture. The garden is divided... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Being a student here for 5 years, I explored every bit of the building and the area. The main campus building is breathtaking 19th century architecture. The garden is divided into two bits. You can explore the chapel, and join in for a service or choral concert, climb up to the tower to get great views or explore the Hunterian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Harry Potter was filmed in the center of this university. Once you walk into the main area you will see the buildings and the lonely tree from the movie. It took my wife and I about an hour to pin the spot done before we located the tree. The tree is located in the center of the Hunterian Museum area.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I grew up in the Glasgow area, and was very familiar with the University image which dominates the skyline in the Kelvingrove area. However, during this trip was the first time I had wandered the grounds of the University. What a remarkable building ... which provides excellent views of the city to the west.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The University of Glasgow is easily accessed and offers a wide range of visitor friendly attractions. You may wander through the spectacular cloisters into the secluded and peaceful quadrangles. The University Chapel should be included in any tour and is an unforgettable architectural gem. The chapel is accessed from Professors Square which is itself worth a visit , incorporating as... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

we visited this old university in late evening. So very quiet and give us much freedom to wonder around and take many photos. The university looks much like a large castle/palace with old history. And the achitecture is amazing, you should get in the building and inner side there's much large garden in the middle of building. Also good view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

We toured the university property with my cousin who is a graduate. We really enjoyed our walk through the facility.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Worth a visit if only to wander and marvel at some of the beautiful buildings that make up the University campus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I didn't go to school here but my husband and I walked around the outside of the university and admired the beautiful detail and landscaping. We looked around in the gift shop inside too. We hopped off the Hop on Hop off bus to view this building. Worth the stop.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I am a student there. Since I came here I felt in love with the place... You don't know Glasgow if you haven't been here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

one of the oldest universities in UK. the uni is so big and the buildings' architecture is just amazing. it's like a maze to me.

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