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Stanford University

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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Culture, history, and a nice stroll to boot

Stanford University campus lends itself to a very nice walk with friends and family. It is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
slc, utah
beautiful architecture

There are so many esthetically pleasing gardens, vantage points, art work, varied architecture and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stanford University campus lends itself to a very nice walk with friends and family. It is completely flat, so you if you have small children or a stroller, this is ideal. You can just stroll around the very pleasant grounds, or explore some beautiful historic...More

Thank borninprague
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many esthetically pleasing gardens, vantage points, art work, varied architecture and places to ponder the wonder of education at this university. The vast campus offers unique spaces both large and intimate to enjoy solitude or interact with fellow students. Wonderful library, ornate...More

Thank PattiWall
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work on a college campus, and it's extremely rare that tourists take the time too look around our buildings. But it's clear when walking around Stanford that there are many people just enjoying looking around the lovely buildings. Take some extra time to check...More

Thank JulesinAtl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For most people, just walking around and enjoying the buildings and the landscaping will be the reason to visit.

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very active campus with lots of people riding bicycles, so you need to stay alert when walking around. We stopped to visit the campus bookstore to pick up some clothing for family members. The campus was easy to navigate and the bookstore was easy to...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is well laid out and has beautiful old and new buildings, especially the Spanish Mission style originals. The Visitor Centre provides a really good free 1-hour walking tour to introduce the campus and show you around the highlights. Spacious without being too spread...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stanford is a very LARGE spread out campus. The central area, known as the Quad, is where many of the original buildings are located. Must see is the collection of sculptures by Rodin. Other parts of the campus are nice to see. For the medically...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just beautiful and worth a visit. Go see the church on site, it is amazing. The art museum is under renovation at present.

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 art museums. Exquisite grounds, libraries. Great for hiking, dog walking, cycling. Near wonderful Italian restaurant, Vina, behind Tootsies and the Stanford barn.

Thank Member25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not an easy place to navigate, but once you locate a few of the choice old buildings like the Stanford Chuch, well worth the effort.

Thank hikerwpet
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Nancy F
How do I arrange a visit or tour of campus in August?
June 11, 2016|
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Response from L0ve2TravL4Fun | Reviewed this property |
You can easily just help yourself and do a self-guided tour. Otherwise participate in an official Campus Walking Tour and spend an hour with a student guide exploring the highlights of Stanford’s beautiful campus. A great... More
Bonjour, nous passons 5-6 jours à san francisco à la fin du mois. Nous souhaitions visiter l'université de stanford. Nous sommes logés au centre ville et utilisons les transport. Est-ce facile de s'y rendre ? Combien de temps faut-il prévoir ? Merci... Séverine
February 4, 2016|
Response from Blair R |
It is about 45 to 60 minutes from the Caltrain station at 4th and Townsend. The precise length of the journey depends on the time of day and the number of stops. It is about 20 minutes by foot from the Palo alto station to... More
April 21, 2015|
Response from かじはら | Reviewed this property |
今回の旅行はスタンフォード大学の観光でしたので、必ずしもご質問のような学部の紹介としては適切ではないかと思われますが、参考までに、次のような学部をそろえています。 人文・理学、教育、工学、地球科学、法科、医科、経営の7つの学部があります。各学部の詳細は大学案内を参照ください。
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