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University of Colorado at Boulder

Address: Boulder, CO 80309
Phone Number: 303-492-1411
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Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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131 reviews 131 reviews
82 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Nice campus to explore in a beautiful setting. Close to their downtown area of bars and eateries. Quaint shops to explore.

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Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I guess it's pretty nice to study in such school, nice neighborhood which provides many residence for fraternity/sorority house, really interesting names though. Parking is not that easy to find, since the roads are pretty narrow

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Ottawa, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great campus to visit. Lots of photo ops..... There is also a Natural Science Museum you can visit for free! Great for kids there is lots of dinosaur artifacts. Check website for opening hours.

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Boulder, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Fall colors in autumn, powder snow in the winter, leafy green trees in the summer, theater presentations, science lectures, music in excellent venues, and a faculty with 4 nobel prize winners.

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Milwaukee,Wi
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The University is made up of many red stone buildings and with the flatirons and a background it is very impressive. The grounds are fun to walk around.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

While not looking at the college specifically, we did drive and walk around the campus (so very pretty!) and attended a UC v. Washington football game (super fun!). Work a drive by just to see the distinctive architecture and mountains that surround it

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Boulder, Colorado
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106 reviews 106 reviews
23 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The location of this beautiful campus could not be any better. The backdrop is the Rocky Mountains with the Flatirons prominently visible. Many students and tourists climb the steep rocks for a challenge. The architecture of the buildings is Tuscan style with new buildings maintaining the theme. As you walk around the campus, it's size becomes apparent. It is quite... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Ralphie!!! Goofy old stadium. 11am start did not help the pre-game activities. Peal st. is fun people watching an excellant restaurants of all types and price points. Great trip

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A top ranked college with a beautiful atmosphere. Very easy to get around. No car is needed. What a great learning experience.

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Tavares, Florida
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153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

What a beautiful campus! The architecture, landscaping, and location are all very impressive. With the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop and Boulder Creek running thru the campus, CU is a nature lovers paradise. I could've never gone to school here because it would've been impossible for me to go to class. Totally worth a visit tho.

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