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Stanford University

Palo Alto, CA 94305
650-723-2300
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Palo Alto
Type: Educational Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Traveler Description: The Stanford University is a private university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180 acre campus beside Palo Alto. It was founded by Leland... more »
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Liked everything....what's not to like. I would like to go back to school and be a student at Stanford....

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Arlington, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Enjoy the redwoods and the beautiful campus. The CoHo cafe on campus is a great alternative to chains, and serves up popular food for students, faculty, and visitors. Memorial Chapel is an architectural gem. A great place to visit and relax even if you aren't a student or visiting someone there.

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Austin, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We enjoyed our time at the annual Jazz workshop and fest. However it was totally ridiculous for there not to be any AC operating in the hot weather for jazz fest patrons paying for the concerts in Dinklespiel Auditorium! A Full House Sold Out and NO AIR was a bad joke on us all - but the great artists like... More

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Paris, France
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Located in the small town of Palo Alto, the campus of Stanford University is gorgeous. You can spend a whole day riding with a bike or wandering between the different buildings and schools. The atmosphere is quiet and pleasant.

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Espoo, Finland
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158 reviews 158 reviews
11 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The ambience was great and the scenery was beautiful. Walk around on campus. It will take a few hours to get around to soke up the energy and ambience.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stanford University is one of the most prestigious universities in the world, and it has a pretty campus as well. If you are in the area, make sure you visit the quad, and walk around the main campus. Be careful with the speeding bikes around if you hit the place in a regular day.

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Fort Bragg, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Parking is a problem here but the excellent medical services make the effort worth while. Dinah's runs a shuttle service that makes the experience very easy without having to worry about the parking problem

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

If you are ever in the area stop by! The campus is beautiful, one of the prettiest I've ever seen. The faculty is very nice and friendly. I was on campus working for seven days and it was well worth it. The chapel alone is worth a visit!

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Ann Arbor
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We went to the Stanford/USC football game. After the game we tailgated next to the soccer stadium. Stadium and facilities are very nice. If you get a chance to visit here make sure you do so. Remember "Fear The Tree"

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Hayward, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Visitors can appreciate multiple places associated with scientific and cultural accomplishments by students, faculty members and contributors who developed top notch center of excellency in study of Medicine art and science.

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