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University of Washington

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Address: 4014 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98195
Phone Number: 206-543-5590
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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very nice to walk around

I went to library and it's really great after that, I just walk around the campus. It's not so hard from downtown seattle to take bus to university and you can also take bus to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Taipei, Taiwan

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Taipei, Taiwan
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to library and it's really great after that, I just walk around the campus. It's not so hard from downtown seattle to take bus to university and you can also take bus to Fremont!

Thank YULU C
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In spring, the cherry blossoms are well worth the visit. At other times, the campus is a beautiful place to walk and to observe the curious habits of collegiate.

Thank AboveEarth
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where my husband had his bachelor's degree and he was happy to tour us around. We had fun getting around the campus. Huge graduate school library and we can see Mt. Rainier when we went towards where the fountain was located in the campus. My daughter enjoyed the tour and so was I.

1 Thank prettylobster
Seattle, Wa
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right on the edge of lake Union, this gorgeous Local campus offers exceptional opportunities to learn, work, or just visit one of Washington States Premier educational facilities. With walking paths and bike Trails located throughout, this campus provides an opportunity to experience a beautifully groomed campus with local fauna only a hop skip and a jump away from a... More 

Thank L5607NCkathleenm
San Clemente, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful grounds. Walking distance to everything. Centrally located. Looking forward to returning to Seattle.

Thank Traci C
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68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You literally could walk anywhere and just be in awe. The entire campus is beautiful and it gives you a Harry Potter feeling.

Thank ndenisi11
Orange, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The architechture on the UW campus is beautiful. When the cherry blossom's are blooming, it takes everything to a whole other level, but even when they're not, it's still a great campus to walk through.

Thank TheSinator
Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

A quick tour....As someone who lived on North campus for 2 years...the best time to visit is a sunny day in Feb or Mar when the cherry trees are in bloom in the quad! if they are just popping then it is a fragrant pink explosion! But when the blooms fall is the best...IT SNOWS PINK FRAGRANT PETALS! A wonderful... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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112 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

If you like walking on university campuses, why not here? If not, there is nothing exceptionally special about this one that I can think of.

Thank Roam2Eat
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115 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Because on-campus parking is expensive during the week and on Saturdays it's always a good idea to visit this urban campus on a Sunday if you want to take in the beauty of both the natural as well as man-made scenery. Highlights of any visit are the buildings in the Quad, Red Square, Drumheller Fountain (if on), and, on a... More 

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