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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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friendly helpful staff who are only too pleased to show you round and answer any questions there was nothing to dislike and handy for kelvingrove museaum

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

friendly helpful staff who are only too pleased to show you round and answer any questions there was nothing to dislike and handy for kelvingrove museaum

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Suhr, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

it has its history, great architecture and charme, but it is nothing really special. lots of cars and trash across the parcs surrounding it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

While investigating a place for our daughter to go to post-secondary, we were amazed by the history and architecture in this classic university. The chapel is most impressive, we are told only teachers and alumni can be married there, and it is an amazing place. The food is not expensive in the cafeterias, compared to most of the city.

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you are close to the Kelvingrove than you must see the Uni as well. Looks like a little "Roxfort" in the middle of Glasgow. You'll have a uniqiue feeling!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you're going to Glasgow be sure to make a stop at the University of Glasgow. It's one of the most beautiful universities in the world. It has great astounding architecture with mesmerizing scenery, in any seasons. Some of the place here reminds me of Harry Potter movie

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Bromilee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place is must see. Wandering around this university that would not look out of place in a Harry Potter movie, we stumbled across a practising live orchestra and we got to watch them for 30 minutes for free. This place really is majestical. Photographers paradise,

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The University of Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Oilthigh Ghlaschu, Latin: Universitas Glasguensis) is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's four ancient universities. The university was founded in 1451 and is often ranked in the world's top 100 universities in tables compiled by various bodies.[4][5] In 2013, Glasgow moved to its highest ever position, placing 51st in... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Filled with history and gorgeous revival buildings. Simply strolling around makes an enormous visual impact. The park in front of and below the front of the main building is worth a visit. This was the academic home Lord Kelvin (Kelvin scale), one of the world's preeminent physicists. The Hunterian museum (closed on Mondays) is also well worth visiting.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Did not have the time to see it from the inside, but the exterior of the building is really impressing.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Even if you don't get the chance to attend a graduation it is still worth a visit to the cloisters and the quadrants. The main University building dates back to the 1870's I was lucky enough to attend four graduations at Bute Hall. Even if you don't get into the hall to see the graduation you can wait in the... More 

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