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Davis Campus of the University of California

1 Shields Ave., Davis, CA
530/752-8111
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Davis
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Northern California
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80 reviews 80 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I'm a bit prejudiced, since I got my PhD here and completed my professional career here, but I have seen a lot of other universities and colleges nationally and internationally, and know UCD for its quality, uniqueness and outstanding reputation for so many facets--agricultural, veterinary, medical, biotechnical, engineering, cultural and ambiance!

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Vladivostok, Russia
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13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The campus is clean and green. Lots of trees and flowers, squirrels and birds are everywhere. They say, this is a city of bikes. This is true, they all, students and professors, youngsters and older people bike. There are many sports facilities there, and various games/competitions are almost every day. In addition, they have different cultural events there every day.

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Santa Cruz, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I love the UC Davis campus. While there be sure to talk a walk along the arboretum. There you will find a wide variety of plants and wild life. If you have time bring along a picnic lunch, it is very relaxing there. The thing that amazed me the most was the sea of bicycles everywhere. I live in a... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The campus itself is lovely....but dont leave before you stroll ( or cycle in Davis style) through the Arboretum....it is relaxing and peaceful....pack a picnic and enjoy!

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Davis, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I love the campus at UC Davis. The architecture is eclectic and some of it rather ugly. However, it is spacious and in the future the whole campus will be an arboretum. The new Mondavi Food and Wine institute is stunning, as is the Mondavi Center for cultural activities. There are many buildings with art displays and soon we will... More

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Very friendly students beautiful campus. Even though it rained we enjoyed our visit. We also loved the town of Davis.

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Top Contributor
288 reviews 288 reviews
118 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Back after years away last summer I had a wonderful chance to relive the magic of the UCD campus ... from the Arboretum to the Student Union to the athletic fields to the bike infrastructure ... to the Farmer's Market ... a really nice place close to Sacramento ... wonderful.

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sacramento, california
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

While I'm glad they support bikes, if you need to move large items it's horrendous. For example string bass. University is on the payroll of big aggie and thus supports bad science.

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Toronto, Canada
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Nice enough campus to walk around for a bit. Mondavi Center looks pretty nice. Bookstore is pretty big and main cafeteria was busy with lots of food options

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California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Try the Bohart Insect Museum, Mondavi Center, the UCD bookstore, the Arboretum, and Picnic Day or the Whole Earth Festival on Mothers' Day weekend!

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