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University of Glasgow

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Take a fascinating tour of the University of Glasgow campus, and explore the University's stunning architecture (with over 100 listed buildings) and discover incredible stories from its 550 years of history. Guided campus tours are led by trained...more
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University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Must stay hushed during student exams in December so our small group set off on a “quiet” 1 hour walking tour covering the centuries of this noble institution. I stood on the hallowed steps of the Lion and Unicorn Staircase next to Memorial Hall, which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank disappointed1236
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the most beautiful universities I have ever seen on earth. My only regret in my life is and I did not get to attend school here. Maybe one day I can for a doctorate program. My cousin went here and he is bright...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jfk811
Reviewed 1 week ago

The uni is worth a visit just to soak up the amazing sense of history and fantastic architecture. There are a number of cafes and toilets on campus that are publicly accessible, and the uni shop is well worth a visit. The Hunterian Museum is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NicolaAnne2165
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such beautiful buildings with lots of history. We did the self guided tour and were taken aback at such a fantastic place to learn with fantastic views of the city. Reminded me of visits to Oxford and Cambridge - it was a pleasure walking around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AFC1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended the Graduation Ceremony of our Granddaughter in this beautiful and fascinating building. We would not otherwise have had the opportunity to experience this magical place. A beautiful University building. . Very Hogwarts minus Harry Potter!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank aldivers67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The courtyard at the University of Glasgow is beautiful. Many films have used the courtyard for backdrops.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michaelnF7051QT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I enjoyed seeing the old historic buildings of this university. The main building looks stunning with the sun hitting it. A very nice view from the top of the hill too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jetset_girl_78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The University of Glasgow is a fabulous building on the west side of Glasgow. It is home to the Hunterian art gallery and museum. There a small chapel in its grounds to with some fabulous stained glass windows.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank albeback1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The university is a delight if interested in architecture. The buildings are superb added to a museum and gallery make for a good attraction.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IAN D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastically beautiful building situated on a hilly area. It was included in our tour itinerary. As the entry in to the University was restricted, we could see it only from outside. The guide informed us that The University of Glasgow is the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Hazel C
8 July 2018|
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Response from polieli | Reviewed this property |
There is metered parking around the Uni, it is a residential area so mostly parking permits.
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crt113
10 June 2015|
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Response from TravellingThorpes | Reviewed this property |
They DO sell food to Joe public, in a place near the Hunterian Art gallery (it's signposted) but it is very expensive and not very good. Better to go to one of the many places on Byres Road.
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umsalman21
23 April 2015|
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Response from DPC14 | Reviewed this property |
Please go to the Glasgow University website and it has a tour. Block your time there.
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