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Stanford University
Stanford University
Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.
Attraction type: Educational sites
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The Memorial Church of Stanford University
The Memorial Church of Stanford University
This Romanesque church sits in the most historic section of campus, the main quadrangle.
Attraction type: Religious Sites
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Cantor Arts Center
Cantor Arts Center
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... 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
Attraction type: Art Museums
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The Stanford Shopping Center
The Stanford Shopping Center
Owner description: Welcome to Stanford Shopping Center, Northern California's premier open-air shopping and dining destination with Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Wilkes Bashford... more Owner description: Welcome to Stanford Shopping Center, Northern California's premier open-air shopping and dining destination with Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Wilkes Bashford and more than 140 world-class specialty stores, ranging from luxury brands to local favorites. Enjoy an extraordinary mix of restaurants and cafes from Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Max's Opera Café and The Melt, to Yucca de Lac and so many more. Shop the European Street Market for the freshest California produce and gourmet specialty foods. Breathtaking gardens, sculptures and fountains accent the garden environment that people come from all over the world to see. Stanford Shopping Center truly is a one of a kind experience. Whatever the season, it's always magically in bloom! Experience the garden of everything. Stanford Shopping Center. Stanford Shopping Center is located between El Camino Real and Sand Hill Rd. The Center situated in the heart of the Silicon Valley adjacent to the world renowned Stanford University Campus. Stanford Shopping Center serves the nearby affluent communities of Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Woodside, and Atherton. less
Attraction type: Shopping Malls; Gardens
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Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden
Elizabeth F. Gamble Garden
Attraction type: Gardens
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Evvia
Evvia
Ranked #1 of 326 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price: $25 - $45
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Greek
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Sundance The Steakhouse
Sundance The Steakhouse
Ranked #2 of 326 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price: $31 - $40
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Terun
Terun
Ranked #3 of 326 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Price: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Oren's Hummus Shop
Oren's Hummus Shop
Ranked #4 of 326 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Philz Coffee
Philz Coffee
Ranked #5 of 326 Restaurants in Palo Alto
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Coffee & Tea

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The Zen Hotel
2.5 of 5
The Zen Hotel
$120 - $328
Ranked #6 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Country Inn Motel
Country Inn Motel
$127 - $160
Ranked #11 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Sunnyvale, CA
3.0 of 5
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Sunnyvale, CA
$115 - $298
Ranked #1 of 35 Hotels in Sunnyvale
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
3.0 of 5
Homewood Suites by Hilton Palo Alto
$166 - $453
Ranked #3 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Dinah's Garden Hotel
3.5 of 5
Dinah's Garden Hotel
$149 - $460
Ranked #4 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Coronet Motel
Coronet Motel
$134 - $225
Ranked #5 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Epiphany, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
4.5 of 5
The Epiphany, a Joie de Vivre Hotel
$291 - $847
Ranked #1 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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Garden Court Hotel
4.0 of 5
Garden Court Hotel
$314 - $723
Ranked #2 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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The Westin Palo Alto
4.0 of 5
The Westin Palo Alto
$187 - $888
Ranked #7 of 26 Hotels in Palo Alto
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