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University of Pennsylvania

Address: 34th and Walnut sts. and surrounding neighborhood, Philadelphia, PA (University City)
Phone Number: 215/898-5000
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Ranked #14 of 255 Attractions in Philadelphia
Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This Ivy League institution counts, among its founders, Ben Franklin.
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Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: This Ivy League institution counts, among its founders, Ben Franklin.
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New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have been here many times, but not to study. The campus is beautiful to walk, a classic ivy league look. Historical building, trees and good shopping right off campus

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Dr. Doty and 99% of his staff were wonderful! I couldn't fault 99% of them for their attention and professionalism. Thank you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Love the parks and buildings, there are great cafe and eateries near the uni as well. It is easy to navigate around the area.

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GLENSIDE,pA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

A wide variety of artifacts depicting many cultures. One unfortunate aspect: they do not tell you that the admission is pay as you wish.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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193 reviews 193 reviews
67 attraction reviews
902 helpful votes 902 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

In my next life I plan to go to the University of Pennsylvania, a beautiful campus at the western edge of a sophisticated historic city, overflowing with world-class art & music. The campus, which artfully blends 19th century architecture, such as the magnificent Furness Library, with striking modern buildings, is dotted with provocative sculpture & throbs with the energy of... More 

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Elkton, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

University of Pennsylvania was recently ranked as the best school in the United States for 2015. That's pretty big, don't ya think?

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

This is really a beautiful campus, particularly, I believe, in the Springtime. If you are feeling brave, sneak into one of the classes at Wharton. Scary smart.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

great university wonderful campus so many great things to do and so close to center city they have a wonderful Public Safety department who make it their prime business to keep you safe

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Syracuse, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went with our daughter, sister in law and nephews on a college visit. We had lived here in the early 90s when my husband as in law school. It's a beautiful campus, filled with history and traditions. Even if you aren't on a tour, it's worth going to walk through campus and see the sculptures - the broken button,... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Its an old establishment keeps the Philadelphia spirit. For a visitor, i will recommend to visit the Wharton School of Business. Its a very interesting architecture, modern in contrast to the other old buildings like the quade.Also the HUP have brand new building with the latest technology to fight cancer.

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