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University of Glasgow

University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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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 student guides and last for approximately one hour - you can find out more by visiting: boxoffice.src.gla.ac.uk/product/university-glasgow-tours. Other must-see attractions to visit on campus include: • The Hunterian Museum • The Hunterian Art Gallery (including The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House) • The Visitor Centre Shop for University merchandise and Scottish gifts (10% off with your tour ticket) • A selection of cafés and restaurants for coffee or a bite to eat
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University Avenue | West End, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland
+44 141 330 2000
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

If you are a lover of architecture this is the place to be, a quite wonderful creation which is drenched in history.

1  Thank Gillen R
Reviewed 22 July 2016

A magnificent, impressive and imposing building! The architecture is just breathtaking! I recently read the books of J.K. Rowling and, when I visited it, I felt like the magical world of Harry Potter came to life in front of my eyes! Believe me when I...More

1  Thank Foxy_WildSpirit
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Very photogenic place with lovely architecture. I was disappointed that I never learned anything but I was here for a short while.

Thank Scott8446
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Walked thru the campus which is in the heart of Glasgow. Beautiful layout and architecture. Very peaceful for the center of the city

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Amazing and Stunning building. Must visit while you are in glasgow. Recommed for Harry potter's fan. Great overview outside the church.

Thank agnes483
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I would highly recommend a visit to the University of Glasgow if you like history and architecture. There is a museum available to the public free of charge with a huge section devoted to William Hunter including his extensive collection of diseased and healthy organs....More

Thank Sydelle R
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Very leafy and impressive gothic style main campus with great views over Glasgow, kelvingrove Park and the west end. On the main campus the Huntarian Museum and creepily curious anatomy museum are worth visiting. I've been here for graduation and a conference and the main...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This university has breath-taking architecture and flawless gardens and grounds. Do not miss the opportunity to visit while in Glasgow.

Thank BonnieNimmo
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We visited the University for a graduation and was impressed with both inside the building and outside. The cloisters in particular are stunning and a step back into history. Go for a visit if you get the chance. There is a unique view of the...More

1  Thank LizM2
Reviewed 8 July 2016

With its greenery spreading out in all directions, and its grand sandstone buildings, this quarter of Glasgow feels more like an historic castle than a university. The grounds are gorgeous, and the Gilbert Scott Building is a lovely example of the Gothic Revival style.

1  Thank CJW913
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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
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.