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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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Amazing school

The University is so beautiful, it makes Palo Alto one of the biggest cities in education. The whole university is a city, huge and gorgeous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The University is so beautiful, it makes Palo Alto one of the biggest cities in education. The whole university is a city, huge and gorgeous.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I went to the university to visit my brother and i loved the campus. Breakfast at Tootsies is awesome

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

I come with my 8th grader for her to enjoy a weekend of learning and inspiring surroundings. Also, mother-daughter time. Stanford has great everything!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We were on spring break with a high school senior. Stanford was a sure bet to visit and we had made prior registrations to see the campus. We arrived around 10:00am and found parking at the nearby visitors lot. There were a lot of people waiting to get in and just about everyone was seated even though standing room was... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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102 reviews 102 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My son wanted to tour the school because he wants to apply there. There are scheduled tours available, but we went on our own. It was a beautiful day. The campus is fantastic! Students don't appear to drive cars. They ride bikes, skateboard, use scooters, use a public bus that runs on electricity, or walk. The campus is so clean... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were around the area just for visiting, and this is a very beautiful campus. I went during the weekend. Many people were there to take wedding photos. You could also find free parking spots easily (we did). I would say, if you are visiting San Francisco, it wouldn't hurt to drive down to visit this place and then go... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A friend and I spent a couple hours walking around the campus. Clean, quiet, stunning. Beautiful buildings, statues, Sculptures, lawns. No wonder it's so expensive to attend.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We 'had' to go there because my wife had an appointment on campus. I'm sure glad we did, it is truly a special place. Stunningly beautiful and peaceful. If you are in the area, don't miss it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

On a college tour with our son. The campus is big and beautiful. Lots of sculptures. Hope my son picks Stanford. I would like to visit more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We were in the area, and why not stop to visit a spectacular institution?! A beautiful campus! Great architecture and beautiful sculptures. Must visit the Hoover Tower to get a beautiful 360 degree view of the campus.

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