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Princeton University

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544
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Ranked #1 of 25 Attractions in Princeton
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Owner description: The ivy league campus is ideal for a stroll, where some interesting buildings may be visited.
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Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
Owner description: The ivy league campus is ideal for a stroll, where some interesting buildings may be visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Today I decided to take my readers to a paradise where the most precious treasure is knowledge. Come and explore with me the main library of Princeton University (also called the Firestone Library) - an abode of books. On entering the main library hall, I noticed the inspiring sentence written on a wooden plank. "This hall leading to the endless... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A stroll through the vast Princeton University campus with its enormous architectural diversity is a feast for the eyes. Historic Nassau Hall is directly across from downtown Princeton's Nassau Streets shops. It's not surprising that this campus has been used as the setting and background for many popular movies over the years. Whether you visit the University Chapel, the University... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

GREAT HISTORIAN and new buildings/ campus to stroll around especially autumn and spring time! Lots of students , most of them , very busy going class to class....busy and merry envoirnment . Church and great cafeterias.....multi racial community.....never ran short of lost directions...with maps and transport shuffles available at most places....very convenient and places to rest your legs when getting... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Princeton University is one of the most beautiful and historic university campuses in the world. It is a veritable museum of architecture with significant buildings of diverse design from the mid-18th century to today. In one or two hours, one can walk from the original, mid-18th century campus green on Nassau Street with Nassau Hall, Stanhope Hall, and Maclean House;... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Great old campus, with many different kinds of architecture. Check out the campus chapel, with its arches and banners; straight out of Hogwarts.

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morris county
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19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I took AP classes here as a student at Lawrenceville. Haven't been back in forever. The Cathedral is the same, as it has been for a hundred plus. Still have the 1943 battle flag from the US Princeton Carrier. We had the pleasure of hearing an organist play on a saturday arternoon. Fantastic (like they would allow an idiot to... More 

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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Good place to visit. Inspire you to start some course there. Beautiful place and nice architecture in campus. Museum and library are major attractions.,

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New Jersey
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14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Princeton sports a terrific stadium with great viewing from most seats at a modest ticket prices. It's easy to join in on game day fun and fellowship as the campus abounds in friendly folks, there enjoying the Fall weather and activities pre and post game. Marching band music along with colorful, falling leaves fill the air. If you're lucky and... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is one of the most amazing places I've ever been to. It's beautiful, for one thing. It has a wonderful history, for another (go on the Orange Key tour, even if you're not applying to school here). But there's an electricity about this place. Great ideas happen here every day, and you can feel it. This should be on... More 

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Tel-Aviv
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Drive in, ask the guy in the gate for a 1.5-2 hours parking permit in the campus (a visit to the museum included). Ask for a map and stroll!

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