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University of Washington

4014 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98195 (University District)
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Ranked #8 of 215 Attractions in Seattle
Type: Educational Sites
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Traveler Description: Cherry blossoms in the Arts and Sciences Quad next to Suzzallo Library are not to be missed. See them March 3-13 or so this year (2010, and normally... more »
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Taipei, Taiwan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Library is amazing, the campus really impressed me!! I'll be back in the sakura season!!

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Olney, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

I love this college. I love the beautiful old buildings and open spaces but most of all I love how this college focuses not just academics but on the development of the whole person and their effect on the world.

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Sidney, Montana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This campus is spectacular! It is a great blend of old architecture and new age technology! We spent 2 hours walking around taking pictures! A must see in the fall...especially the Fountain and the Mountain!

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The lay out of the campus on Lake Washington is stunning. The elevation changes will have you catching your breath but offer outstanding views from all parts of the campus. Great college if you can get in!

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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Not really much to do at this place aside from walking around like you are inside a park. However it is a landmark in washington and that is why is a must to see this

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New Port Richey, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We visited the campus after a few locals made the suggestion. It is a picturesque campus with varied architecture,and beautiful landscaping. It will only take a short time, but it is well worth the drive.

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Camarillo, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Came to visit my nephew who just started at UDubb. Such a beautiful campus. Their main library looks like a scene right out of Hogwarts in Harry Potter.

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Capac, Michigan, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We felt 25 years younger cruising around the campus. Interesting shops, restaurants and theaters are everywhere! Good inexpensive food at most places, catering to student budgets. Very diverse, super cool.

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This may not be relevant to most people's travel plans, but UW has a wonderful, spacious campus, history, many interesting buildings and University Village is a good place for shopping.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Possibly my favorite college campus I've been on. It's got great neo-gothic architecture for some buildings and more modern stuff for others. The paths range from wide, flat, paved walkways to small beaten paths through the wooded areas. Great view of Rainier from the big fountain/field area right in the center of campus. Better if you know someone who goes... More

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