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McGill University

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Address: 805 Sherbrooke St. W. | (At McGill College), Montreal, Quebec H3A 0B9, Canada
Phone Number: 514-398-6555
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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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If you're a bookshop freak like me you will enjoy a tour in McGill's bookstore! There's a good choice of books and it's a stationary as well! Redpath museum is in the campus!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you're a bookshop freak like me you will enjoy a tour in McGill's bookstore! There's a good choice of books and it's a stationary as well! Redpath museum is in the campus!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was summer holidays so I was visiting only to see where my niece did her University, and it was a great campus, It was not operational as all students were on holidays but liked the feel

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Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of optimistic wide-eyed students in the first few weeks of classes at this campus in the city of Montréal. Interesting architecture & history among the buildings.

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Maleny, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did walk around this campus as a part of our excursions down from Mount Royal.Quite interesting architure and location in Montreal.Law faculty library was a nice building from the outside.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son goes there and loves it, it's a great University in a beautiful cozy city, wonderful place for students. Nice campus, only negative point is that professors focus more on research than on their classes.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just the main entrance on Sherbrooke Street and McGill College tells you are entering an important institution. Old majestic buildings with superb architecture. My favourites being the main and the engineering buildings. Nice green patches which can be used for picnics, people gazing, playing with your dog, or playing soccer... Pretty flower beds in the summer. You will meet students... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located close to Mont Royal, the campus is sprawling and was undergoing major construction while we were there.

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked the Campus of McGill on my way to Mount Royal. It has many interesting old buildings and you climb quite aways as you trave to the rear of the campus. Behind is Mount Royal

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Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited while we were there. Large, clean. Nice grounds. Very old. But nice to visit. We were in walking distance from our hotel.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

McGill is one of the best known universities in the world, especially for its school of médicine. It is also a lovely campus situated in the heart of downtown

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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.