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University of Glasgow

Address: University Ave. | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)141-330 2000
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Ranked #3 of 127 Attractions in Glasgow
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Take a student-led tour of the university's historic campus. The university was founded more than...
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Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Take a student-led tour of the university's historic campus. The university was founded more than 500 years ago.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately, the university was closed during our visit, but I will say that the architecture of the building was impressive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 NEW

A huge complex of amazing Beautiful buildings with over 550 years of history!! Worth the visit around the buildings and Gardens!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the Campus and the architecture that it has. Nice to just wander around the campus and take photo's outside and inside the buildings.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 NEW

When showing friends around Glasgow, Gilmourhill and its seat of learning are always high on my agenda. It is a true example of what glasgow has achieved with the wonderful architecture. The site itself is amazing, and no matter the weather, it never ceases to amaze. A wander up from Kelvingrove Park and through the quads is a revelation, followed... More 

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Madera, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

I was unaware all university education is free in Scotland. What a progressive idea. The campus was everything one wants in a university; filled with young people and beautiful old buildings.

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Bingley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Worth a visit for the building alone. Good museum with diverse displays. You can also share the refectory with the students!

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I was with tour group..passed by the Uni and took a tour inside. Beautiful green landscape and amazing designs. I envy the students who study there hehehe. And if you are Harry Potter lover you will like this place.

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Forres, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Truly magnificent building and the organisation for the event was first class Pity it was so cold but it was December!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Neice at uni ,bit biased,she loves it ,happy to give us a guided tour waiting to go back for her graduation.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Visiting my daughter who is student here and she showed us round the University buildings. Highlights are definitely the Hunterian Museum and the Cloisters. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

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