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University of Pennsylvania

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Address: 34th and Walnut sts. and surrounding neighborhood, Philadelphia, PA
Phone Number: 215/898-5000
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Description: This Ivy League institution counts, among its founders, Ben Franklin.
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Nice Campus!

Beautiful campus and great area surrounding it, with food, movie theaters and shopping! The bookstore is amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful campus and great area surrounding it, with food, movie theaters and shopping! The bookstore is amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The University of Pennsylvania is in a beautiful area and it has a stunning campus if you are in the area. It is easy to roam on your own...

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Austell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

nice, open campus. easy to navigate. well light and marked. plenty of open spaces for leisure and play. parking isnt the best, but hey...

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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The museum has many exhibits but the Egyptian exhibit is my favorite. It's rather extensive. They offer free tours and I recommend that you try it because the guide was informative and pleasant. If you're outside the city but near the trains, take the train in and avoid the hassle of driving and parking. Then after you visit the museum,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's worth the visit specially if you nave kids than might study abroad someday. The facilities are best in class and The alternatives of courses and very interesting. Although in the city, the campus environment is tranquil, full of green projecting a good atmosphere for students to make The best of their time.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Spent an entire day visiting the University with my son and my daughter. I really liked their focus on mental health and developing the whole student. Penn has great financial aid as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My son is a 2015 graduate of Drexel University which is right next door to UPenn and we'd run both campus as I was training for my marathon and the atmosphere and the campus in totality is simply beautiful, safe with lots of restaurants and many things to do.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

All green and impressive buildings. Would have liked to go to school here....very serene and in the mmiddle of the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I spent a week here for business. The grounds are beautiful. The lecture hall were well maintained. Food court had great selection. Great restaurants right around the corner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Fantastic archeology museum, interesting exhibits, but not overwhelming, as some museums can be. Parking is tight, so I suggest using the rail system.

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Address: 34th and Walnut sts. and surrounding neighborhood, Philadelphia, PA
Phone Number: 215/898-5000
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > University City

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