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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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Really super campus, must see !

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 !

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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Berkeley, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Has a nice University feel to it! Every kid doesn't need to aspire to go there. It's more of what you can get out of it than where you went to school.

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Northern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Starting with the Greek Theater and Zellerbach Hall for major artists and continuing with museums, botanical garden, and several smaller performance venues UCB offers several events each weekend. There are plenty of restaurants from student-cheap to gourmet-expensive nearby. Oh, it's a pretty good school, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came for a student led tour which was pretty informal and fairly short. The campus itself is very nice.

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Richmond, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have spent many a day and many a night on the UC Berkeley campus, and thereabouts. Affording, and getting admitted can be challenging to say the least. But the UC Berkeley is a wonderful campus that keeps getting better. The educational options can cover anything a person could want. Social and cultural options are plenty so as to keep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an unbelievable time at The Greek with The National. One of the best concert venues I've been to. Great access and just a beautiful night concert venue outdoors. I could not believe 8,000 people were there. Seemed more cozy than that. Would visit again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Berkeley on a home exchange. Loved the driving and walking tour of the University of California. Worth a visit.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are all sorts of interesting facets within the campus of the University of California, Berkeley. Once can approach the large campus from any direction. The southern and western portions are more flat whilst the northern and eastern portions have sloped hills. Approaching the campus from the south on Telegraph Avenue is pedestrian oriented. There are a series of shops... More 

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