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Address: New Haven, CT 6520
Phone Number: (203) 432-4771
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: One of the country's oldest and most prestigious universities.

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Historical and Amazing

This campus is wonderful. The historical old architecture and character of the buildings is amazing. We walked around on our own but I look forward to returning and taking the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This campus is wonderful. The historical old architecture and character of the buildings is amazing. We walked around on our own but I look forward to returning and taking the official walking tour that's offered daily. The structures are like works of art. The only building that we went inside was the Yale Art Gallery. There are several stores in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful places I've ever been in my life. The architecture is beautiful. The libraries are huge! Nice restaurants and bars around it. Vegetarian options around it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

As you move along the campus, you would like to be a student all over again. Easy pleasing landscape and architecture. Beautiful and serene.

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Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Lots of wonderful old stuff with years and years of stories to tell. Wonderful to walk around and just take it all in.

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Dublin, Ireland
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to get a tour all around from a friend who is a member of staff. It is a dream of a place - it makes me want to start my education all over again in this idyllic place. We also visited the library and the rare book library, both outstanding. We visited one of the colleges... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Take the hour walking tour offered a couple of times a day. A rising sophomore gave our tour and she was a doll. Learned a lot about this historical institution.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Interesting old Campus. It is located in Center of New Haven near the city green. Only problem is the high crime in center section of New Haven. No police walking beats. Would suggest not carrying a pocket book and no cell phone use in that area.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

There are 12 colleges at Yale and some of them date back to the 18th century. We were at Trumbull for Commencement and had a great time in the quadrangle for the graduation ceremony and the award of degrees. Ivy League is real with lots of colour and green!

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

we just happened upon Yale. The architecture is beautiful. Totally not what i pictured Yale to be! Great old buildings and fun to see.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

What a interesting University, We were lucky to have a cousin who teaches here take us on a tour so we got a great insight on the University. If in the area you need to stop and see. Regular tours are available.

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