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Address: New Haven, CT
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: One of the country's oldest and most prestigious universities.

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the building and the university history, a few presidents went to school here, the tours are very informative

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

the building and the university history, a few presidents went to school here, the tours are very informative

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Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We went to Yale a few times. The campus is nice and quiet, There are a few art gallery and museums that they are worth to visit. The rare book library building is the most special. There is no window on the building and the outer wall is made of marble (?). Inside the building, you can see a weak... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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101 reviews 101 reviews
47 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I love the campus. It simply makes me wish I was student again. I love the buildings everywhere in Yale. The students spread on the green places, studying. It has a very nice atmosphere

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Moscow, Russia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It's a must for anyone visiting town to see the university compex, its beautiful old colleges and a brand new Yale school of management designed by Norman Foster.

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York, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
34 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great to see some of the 'old' buildings and realise that they aren't so old after all. It is very well done and definitely worth a walk round to see the university campus.

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Canberra, Australia
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

well worth a stroll around, especially when the students are all sitting in the various areas of the grounds.

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Palo Alto, California
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Yale University is a very nice university to visit. The historic buildings are magnificent. Yale is the 3rd Oldest U.S. University explaining the historic architecture. Although there are new buildings, the old ones still remain. Worth a visit.

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Ocala, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The architecture is stunning. The vibe, as one of THE institutions of higher learning is even better

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Had an hour in New Haven between arriving and collecting a hire car. Took the free bus from Union station to downtown and just loved wandering around the warm coloured university buildings. Wish I'd had longer to go in and get the full ambience of the place but felt lucky to get a snapshot.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We loved this university so much. The historic buildings were beautiful. The information session and tour were very well done. We were so impressed with the fact that my daughter, in high school, could attend a class in the music department. She loved the class, and the teacher was not only an excellent teacher, but he was also very friendly... More 

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