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Address: 6100 Main St, Houston, TX
Phone Number: 713-348-3258
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Jewel in Houston

Sprawling , beautiful campus with cohesive architecture amid spreading live oak trees that offer a wonderful respite from Houston heat. Main entrance leading to classic old main... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Sprawling , beautiful campus with cohesive architecture amid spreading live oak trees that offer a wonderful respite from Houston heat. Main entrance leading to classic old main building is lined with azaleas in springtime.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful campus's in the country. The buildings are fantastic displays of fine architecture and the old oaks that literally cover the campus are lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Spent 3 days on campus for a workshop/training and loved the campus. It was absolutely gorgeous and had such a great feel to it. Beautiful buildings, and we encountered friendly people everywhere we went. Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

there is parking and the number of oak trees will give lots of shade. You can walk perimeter of campus on packed earth/sand or the interior of campus on sidewalks. The architecture is great-- students friendly but well- studious ie preoccupied with their studies-lol.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Rice has a nice campus to walk around, even though they charge a fee for parking ($6). You may park your car away on the street for free instead and walk to Rice. There really isn't much to do other than walking around the campus though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Surrounding area outside the campus is breath taking. Everything perfectly manicured and kept. The grounds are just as beautiful. This university captures the true old south money doesn't matter campus. It's a complete piece of art.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

While Rice is an exclusive private university, it gladly welcomes the larger community to visit. The architecture and landscaping are breathtaking, and the on-site cafes are lovely places to enjoy a latte and a light meal. Bring your bikes for a nice leisurely ride, or simply stroll amongst the academic buildings.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Rice has consistently engaged the highest quality architects over its history and the campus is a reflection of that policy. Some of the buildings from the 1950's and 1960's have not aged as well as the older buildings but the newer facilities are very interesting. The campus has hundreds of large oak trees that enhance the overall ambiance. On game... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have visited the campus on many many occasions, to run, walk and photograph. I just love the architecture, especially the arched walkways. The new buildings are in keeping with the old. I have also visited the art gallery and the Turrell Skyscape which is just amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

While I did not attend Rice University as a student, I have appreciated the running path that runs around the campus. Even running through the campus is very scenic. I've only been inside for a wedding, but the exterior of the campus is really pretty. I don't know if I would go out of my way just to look at... More 

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Address: 6100 Main St, Houston, TX
Phone Number: 713-348-3258
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston

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