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Stanford University

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Address: , Palo Alto, CA 94305
Phone Number: 650-723-2300
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett...
Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.
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Beautiful campus

Living near Palo Alto gave me a chance to just drive through the Campus numerous times. It's a beautiful, peaceful and lovely campus and I felt it was worth the self-guided tour.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Hoover Tower was $3 (cash only). I thought it was great to be able to roam around on campus. Great for photography.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Living near Palo Alto gave me a chance to just drive through the Campus numerous times. It's a beautiful, peaceful and lovely campus and I felt it was worth the self-guided tour.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

For anyone visiting the Bay Area, a visit to this Campus is highly recommended. Spread over almost 9000 acres, it has the old style of architecture and yet every modern facility. A great university with each department enjoying excellent international ratings, it should be everyone's dream to spend time on the Campus.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A beautiful campus with a lot to see. Easy to maneuver and walk around. Make sure you don't miss the shopping center.

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Visit its web site for directions and information. Once there, (park your car anywhere and) walk---visit the museums, do the outdoor-art-installations loop, ride to the top of Hoover Tower, attend a talk, musical or performance art event...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

The road going into Stanford is just beautiful and lined with palm trees. Absolutely worth your time to see and walk around!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

This Stanford University is a famous and well known university of California. We went to see the campus. It is huge, and well planned. The main building and The Tower along with the statues are big attractions. The corridors give a dignified look. A great place to visit.

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Los Altos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The Stanford campus is an historic site and a lovely place to walk. Go up Hoover Tower for a 360 degree view of the Peninsula. Visit some of the museums and Gardena and libraries on campus.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Cannot get over how beautiful the college campus was. A lot of tours and things to see while you are there. Shopping center nearby is amazing! Free shuttle is a plus. Will go back next time in Palo Alto!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

At first the canteen , that was my favourite😄 you can choose nearly everything so I am sure you won't leave this building without full stomach . The church in the middle of the university is beautiful and you could find everything easily because there are a lot of small maps next to the road. There is a huge tower... More 

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