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Address: Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone Number: 510 642 6000
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Nice ambiance for studies.

The campus is clean looks very attractive. The ambiance is quite good. Its one of the nice universities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The campus is clean looks very attractive. The ambiance is quite good. Its one of the nice universities.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've spent a couple of hours just simply walking the campus. The architecture and the atmosphere makes you want to sign up for a class. No doubt this is one of the nicest universities in the Unites States.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A vibrant place full of great scholars who are actively involved in making the world a better place .

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended Cal many years ago, moved away, and walked through the campus at night during a recent visit. It's just a beautiful campus at night! I remember it being wonderful during the day too, with hundreds of varieties of trees and foliage. It's a jewel!

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Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campus of UC Berkeley is a nice one, although I would say it is less artistic than that of Stanford, but the amazing part is the stadium. It is built on a geologic fault and the structure was divided such that it does not cross the fault.

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walk onto Sproul Plaza and imagine the 60s idealism when 800 students were willing to be arrested to protest what they believed to be.an abridgement of their free speech rights. The Free Speech Movement made the campus famous. It ushered in campus protests against the Vietnam War and in support of the Civil Rights Movement. It ignited student movents a... More 

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to a CAL vs USC football game recently on a beautiful sunny day. Walked around the campus before the game. UCB has a gorgeous campus with beautiful buildings and many trees and lush vegetation. It is a bit hilly so wear comfortable walking shoes. We should have booked a walking tour but the concierge at our hotel gave us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the afternoon just wandering around campus killing time. It is a beautiful campus with some pretty cool buildings. It is much larger than I was expecting and it was very busy as it was a Friday and school was in session. Nice place to go for a walk. Would have loved to go to school here.

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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The vibrancy and energy of Berkeley is unmatched and is a microcosm of the great state of California. The flagship university of the UC system has history and a vibrancy that reflects the diversity of California and the depth of it intellectual and cultural resources. The university hosts performances, concerts, lectures, sporting events at its excellent campus facilities as well... More 

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The UCB campus is a bit hilly, and traversing it can be a workout. The student-watching is entertaining, from frisbee games to cosplaying. The protest at the foot of Sproul Hall made Berkeley famous in 1968, and I think there are walking tours available that reference that history. We led ourselves with a smartphone and googled everything.

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