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Princeton University

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544
609-258-3788
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Ranked #1 of 27 Attractions in Princeton
Type: Educational Sites
Description: The ivy league campus is ideal for a stroll, where some interesting buildings may be visited.
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New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

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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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

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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woodside
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we wanted to go to the museum but when we got there at 5pm ish it was already closed. they told us on Thursdays they open till late though..

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Mill Valley, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
23 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Wondrous to stroll around in the fall...maple trees are aflame! The numerous sculptures are great to discover...the architecture interesting and diverse. Terrific Art Museum, beautiful Church with stunning stained glass. Ah....the very lucky scholars who get to call this place home!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We decided to visit the campus for no particular reason other than it was a beautiful day. We were in the area for other events and thought we'd see what it was like based on other reviews. It is an absolutely beautiful campus with wonderful architecture. We had a map to help us get around but still had some trouble... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The buildings, the architecture, the grounds, the museum, the chapel, the theater, the store - the history - what's not to love. Visit the museum across the street by the Garden theater for an inside view, and learn all you ever wanted to know about Albert Einstein.

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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

On a wedding weekend we enjoyed a beautiful day of strolling the campus. The buildings are so beautiful and historic, the scenery idealic and the history you feel will just transport you back in time. The highlight for am was the art museum not to be missed, although not very big it is packed with such a wide variety there... More

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Chicago
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The campus and grounds are beautiful. THey have maintained the classical theme throughout the grounds, even on the newer buildings. Some contruction still taking place, but still are great location to study.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Safe, clean, pleasant college campus, quaint town. Great variety of restaurants and shops. Friendly people.

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