Yale University
Yale University
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  • AMsays
    Thornhill, Canada3,988 contributions
    What an Amazing Insitution
    I was here for my son's commencement from the prestigious law school, postponed 2 years because of Covid-19. It was a highly emotional day full of pomp and ceremony commensurate with the auspicious day. The day was extremely well organized by the school and capped off with an excellent lunch for all who attended The grounds of this fabled institution encompass historic buildings that have seen remarkable events and famous scholars pass through. I especially enjoyed the Beinecke Rare Book Library and Connecticut Hall on campus. What an amazing institution...!
    Written May 29, 2022
  • mnowak24
    Buffalo, New York27 contributions
    Truly beautiful campus!
    What a beautiful campus!! I stopped at Yale on a road trip and am so glad I did. I just parked on the street and walked around. The buildings are absolutely GORGEOUS! I was amazed at the architecture and beauty. The Sterling library was just stunning. I highly recommend spending some time walking around and just marveling at all of the buildings and landscape!
    Written August 5, 2022
  • Andrew B
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana53 contributions
    Beautiful Campus
    I was blown away at how beautiful the University was. Aril was the perfect time for a visit. The buildings reminded me of Europe, unlike anything else I have seen in the U.S. The campus was walkable and had lots of helpful signage. Could not enter any buildings because of COVID. Great time though.
    Written May 15, 2021
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Jennifer H
Columbus, OH515 contributions
Oct 2022 • Family
Very beautiful buildings to see. Worth walking around and seeing. It makes you curious to see the inside of some though.
Written October 28, 2022
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Janet S
Columbia, MO26 contributions
Oct 2022 • Couples
Due to COVID we could not go into any buildings last year when our son entered grad school. This fall, Oct. 2022, we got the personal tour and it was incredible…the library, the divinity school, Marquardt Chapel, the music school, Dwight Chapel, Old Campus, The Beinecke Museum (my favorite), a beautiful, campus with a rich history and well worth seeing!
Written October 12, 2022
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Katie C
Indianapolis, IN464 contributions
Aug 2022
What a lovely campus! Take a stroll if you have a bit of time in the area, the buildings are absolutely beautiful!
Written August 15, 2022
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mnowak24
Buffalo, NY27 contributions
Jul 2022
What a beautiful campus!! I stopped at Yale on a road trip and am so glad I did. I just parked on the street and walked around. The buildings are absolutely GORGEOUS! I was amazed at the architecture and beauty. The Sterling library was just stunning. I highly recommend spending some time walking around and just marveling at all of the buildings and landscape!
Written August 5, 2022
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yesharvardsucks
Alexandria, Virginia166 contributions
May 2022
Very walkable campus, especially with former streets converted into pedestrian walkways. Spend the day sightseeing, taking in the beauty of the campus. Feel free to enter the library and have fun. There are many great restaurants and shops to visit to help when you are hungry or wish to take home a memento.
Written May 31, 2022
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AMsays
Thornhill, Canada3,988 contributions
May 2022
I was here for my son's commencement from the prestigious law school, postponed 2 years because of Covid-19. It was a highly emotional day full of pomp and ceremony commensurate with the auspicious day. The day was extremely well organized by the school and capped off with an excellent lunch for all who attended
The grounds of this fabled institution encompass historic buildings that have seen remarkable events and famous scholars pass through. I especially enjoyed the Beinecke Rare Book Library and Connecticut Hall on campus. What an amazing institution...!
Written May 29, 2022
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Perfect_Fan_Food_Ser
Birmingham, MI805 contributions
Apr 2022 • Friends
After a fabulous and filling dinner, we decided to take an evening walk on the Yale campus.

It was a treat walking the area and seeing the historic buildings and structures.

I am hope the typical Yale student appreciates the campus architecture and many traditions.
Written April 13, 2022
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jeanjacquespsaute
Farmington, CT101 contributions
Apr 2022
The campus looks great. I enjoyed looking at the different buildings and it was great taking a walk through the campus.
Written April 6, 2022
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LadureeFan
Richmond, VA1,175 contributions
Feb 2022
This was my third visit to Yale -- the first two were guided tours. This time, I walked around on my own. Downloaded GPSmycity and revisited some of the beautiful architecture on campus. Especially love the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library....and Harkness Tower.
Written February 16, 2022
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lizzystick
Litchfield, CT57 contributions
Dec 2021
We just walked around the campus and looked at all the beautiful architecture. I felt like I was in another century , my Daughter said it was like walking into Harry Potter. I will definitely go back to explore more.
Written January 4, 2022
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