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“Beautiful campus!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Stanford University

Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA 94305
650-723-2300
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Ranked #1 of 21 Attractions in Palo Alto
Type: Educational Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Owner description: Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.
San Francisco
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“Beautiful campus!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

The campus is beautiful and easy to navigate. There are many free shuttles that can take you around the campus. There's a lot of construction around the hospital so try to no go at peak hospital hours or you may be stuck in traffic.

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“Amazing campus”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Well signed, easy to get around, stimulating environment. Place is well maintained, hospital is currently under construction.

Visited January 2013
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“Unique architecture!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Stanford University is the most beautiful campus I have seen and studied at. I love the unique Romanesque style architecture around campus, which consists of rectangular stone buildings linked by arcades of half-circle stone arches. One of the most prominent landmarks is the Hoover Tower, a 285 ft tower that has nine floors of libraries and three floors of offices. It has an observation deck from where one can see the San Franciscan skyline on a clear day. Another landmark is the magnificent Stanford Memorial Church, located in the main quad. The church spiritually inspires those attending campus on a daily basis serving as a point of interest to many visitors from all over the world. Stanford University is a beautiful setting to study in, not to mention its very high-standard faculties. If ever in the Bay Area Ca, take the time to visit this amazing campus.

Visited October 2012
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“Beautiful setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Was here for an Executive Programme. The grounds are well worth a wander. The architecture is interesting. Explore looking for all the sculptures. Well worth a tour

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Stanford, California
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“Top world class University in a magnificent setting!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Spanish-Mexican architecture, and beautiful landscaping. Ideal place to visit alone or with family, specially during the winter. The university provides many lectures open to the public, as well as its beautiful museum free of charge. And as of yesterday, we have a magnificent concert hall, which promises a wonderful and exciting year full of entertainment, and music.

Visited January 2013
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