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Address: Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone Number: 510 642 6000
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism...
California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
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Beautiful campus, check the bell tower

- As previous reviews mentioned, it is very East Coast like feel once you visit the campus. Unlike those Bell Towers in Italy, you don't need to walk up, just pay the entrance fee... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

- As previous reviews mentioned, it is very East Coast like feel once you visit the campus. Unlike those Bell Towers in Italy, you don't need to walk up, just pay the entrance fee and use the elevator to go to the top. Good view to the SF bay and ok view of the city overall (of course not dramatic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I love Berkeley! (might have something to do with the fact that I go here hmmm) The campus is stunning! It's especially beautiful in the summer when it's not as crowded. Go Bears!

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Fresno, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A beautiful campus with streams, trees, students, weirdos, and a fantastic, storied history. Make sure you visit Sproul hall and see the photos of the campus and bay are in the 19th century to see how much has changed. At night it lights up with lamps and becomes a wondrous park, though you should probably walk accompanied for safety.

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Warren, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Well known college campus. Friendly staff. Take the ride up the Campanile (clock tower), or better yet, take the "H" bus outside Hearst Mining building up to the Lawrence Hall of Science, for the BEST, BEST view of the San Francisco Bay area.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

University and place of learning always fascinate me it has lot to offer. The professor the full of wisdom and student with eye on future and dreams to fulfil. They are energetic and full of life just away from distant place looking forward to pack their brains with new ideas. The Berkeley is small place where you are look for... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Loved the campus and the atmosphere, the weather is great for my taste. It's all very green and built properly, the architecture is great. Tour the faculties, you might find some dinosaurs. There's always something going on and many friendly people to hang with.

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Roseville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Simply Beautiful! So many trees, great architecture, and a perfect place to roam around. Photo op? Yes please!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great school. Beautiful campus. Surrounding city is like any typical city with homeless everywhere. There's plenty to keep you busy especially with San Francisco so close.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Cal-Berkeley is a beautiful campus, me and a few friends went to a Cal football game and got to see the campus while we were there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I was invited to UC Berkeley to the College of Architecture and Built Environment as a critic, but the experience of walking around campus was pleasant. It was a very leisurely experience, but by far, my favourite visit was the Art Museum. Overall, the campus was beautiful, and convenient to public transportation

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Address: Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone Number: 510 642 6000
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley

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