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Top things to do in Palo Alto

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Ranked #1 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural

The Stanford University is a private university located in Stanford, California on an 8,180 acre campus beside Palo Alto. It was founded by Leland Stanford and his wife Jane... more »

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Ranked #2 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
This Romanesque church sits in the most historic section of campus, the main quadrangle.
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Ranked #3 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Art Museums; Cultural
Owner description: The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's... more » Owner description: The Center presents a wide selection of art in 24 galleries, plus outdoor gardens, courtyards, and terraces. The Center's collection spans 5000 years and ranges from ancient China to the 21st century. « less
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Ranked #4 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto

Stanford Theatre is a landmark that is not to be missed if you like classic movies in a beautiful venue. It's hard to miss it as you work your way down University Avenue in... more »

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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #7 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: History Museums; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
This 285-foot tower furnishes an outstanding view and houses the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
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Ranked #8 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
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Ranked #9 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural
Hewlett and Packard started their business in this garage.
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Ranked #11 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #12 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #13 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
This protected bayland offers a 120-acre salt marsh and the opportunity to observe the plants and birds of the region.
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Ranked #14 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
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Ranked #15 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
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Ranked #16 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural
Many of Stanford's first professors resided in the well-preserved Victorians in this Palo Alto neighborhood.
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Ranked #17 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Parks; Outdoors
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Ranked #18 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
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Ranked #19 of 19 attractions in Palo Alto
Category: Educational Sites; Cultural
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