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University of Glasgow

University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

This castle-like building literally took my breath away. It sits on the top of a hill overlooking the entire area below. If you love history or even are just in awe of the centuries that humanity has been here, this university was founded in 1451...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2016

So we booked Glasgow University Tour manage by the student there. But we are very late due (as a tourist) there were no clear sign where to park our van. We were so late to reach back to the uni where we make appointment with...More

Thank dinny182
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Heard some parts of the harry potter movie was filmed here, a great visit if you are a harry potter fan.

Thank AmatuerTraveller
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Just drive around the campus in the evening and soak up the beautiful buildings and grounds while imagining yourself attending college there!

Thank huskerrn
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Serious and scenographic buildings, with gardens and porticos, dominates the Kelvin Hill and creates an unique environment with Kelvingrove Museum. Just enter the gate and feel the culture even through the walls.

Thank bolchig
Reviewed 22 May 2016

explored the university and some of it's wonderful buildings and exhibits. As a higher educational professional, really enjoyed our time here!

Thank Fittorun
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Really breathtaking beautiful place with great silent atmosphere Calm area with a lot of green around. Good for sunny day

Thank Ada A
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Went her and walked around for 3 hours. Beautiful building and rooms. Also visited the small museum. Recommend.

Thank Renev22
Reviewed 18 May 2016

It's an incredible place with great architecture buildings and amazing landscape. Friendly students eager to help you while walking thru this great place. Relax on the benches around campus and enjoy this great place.

Thank JuanC1321
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Hogwarts on steroids - that's how the imposing Scottish baronial gothic edifice that constitutes the heart of this ancient seat of learning. Also houses the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery. The cloisters are incredibly atmospheric

Thank AdrienvonFerscht
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Considering lunch with a group of 12--will you take separate checks which we prefer? Thank you.
10 June 2015|
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Response from Bob M | Reviewed this property |
Take a short 10 minute walk down the hill to Byres Road or Ashton Lane, which is a more boutique dining experience, and eat there. Just tell the server you want separate checks before you order. Hope this helps Bob
how to book for a tour of university of Glasgow with a student on a Sunday in August?
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.