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University of California, Berkeley

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Address: Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone Number: 510 642 6000
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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism...

California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.

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We visited the well kept park of the university on a Friday afternoon. It was lovely weather and a lot of students were also strolling through the park. Before leaving the park I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the well kept park of the university on a Friday afternoon. It was lovely weather and a lot of students were also strolling through the park. Before leaving the park I saw two students on the lawn under large trees pulling something that looked like a blackboard over the lawn and carrying high-tech photo equipment. Thy were friendly... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many years ago, the chancellor of U C Berkeley came to Princeton to give a talk. His opening remark was "I spoke with my secretary this morning. She said there were only three protests and a handful of rallies - we call it a peaceful day at Berkeley" Its a beautiful campus with images of the movie "the graduates" all... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exciting place to visit especially during school terms. Vibrant and spirited, but it is always good to walk there since free parking is really a luxury

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just passing through and took a walk around campus and it really was quite lovely! The trees and shaded areas are gorgeous and the buildings are huge and impressive, just like an academic facility should be. There's a lot of history here and if you are at all familiar with it, you will appreciate being here. But even... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A day in Berkeley is always interesting. The campus is clean and fun to walk. Off campus street life and restaurants are always gritty. Stimulating for all the senses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always fun to hang out around Sproul Plaza and see the life at Cal. Lots of student performances around campus as well as other cool things to see including the Campanile.

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Thank Raghav M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great University. Coming from southern California, Berkeley was nice and cool. Many restaurants and shops within walking distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very bustling, handsomely laid out campus, interesting architecture: take the tour to the top of the tower, surprisingly awesome views of campus and whole Bay Area !

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Thank Jef P
Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

World wide,world class cosmopolitan metroplex! I have a B&B 21/2 blocks behind El Cerrito Natural Grocery Annex with Grid Alternative sign in garden out front.Berzerkeley is so expensive, I'm hosting profs and students from Inner Mongolia, New Zealand,South Africa,Argentina, etc.even NY!

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Lafayette, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to work. Been with UC for 25 years, 10 with Berkeley. Most Staff here have been for years and years.

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