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Address: Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: 607-254-4636
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Beautiful campus

Check out the art museum, herb garden, plantation, bell tower, and the ornithology lab (off campus).

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Los Altos, California
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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Check out the art museum, herb garden, plantation, bell tower, and the ornithology lab (off campus).

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a pleasant place to visit, though pretty much typical of what you expect a large college campus to be. Parking is a bit expensive. You have to stop at one of several booths scattered around the campus and purchase a $10 day pass, and not every parking area will be available to youl But there are enough spaces so... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful place to stroll and take photos of the amazing views of Cayuga and the numerous historical buildings

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Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of mine who started work at Cornell over the summer noted that the buildings are of various styles, but they all harmonize together very well. From what I saw - and I only got as far as the art museum from the downtown side of campus - this is very true. It's a beautiful campus, and I wish... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really liked this university town ! A lot of architecture. Really nice people and really clean. I would come visit again !

Thank jjovanov
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The campus is gorgeous, with beautiful old buildings, great views if the river, and green everywhere. There is supposed to be a guided tour of the campus, but it wasn't taking place on the day we visited.

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful and impressive ivy league campus in bucolic Ithaca. Beautiful green spaces and interesting architecture. Parking is tough though.

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best college/university anywhere! Amazingly beautiful campus with a very diverse student body. Set "high above Cayuga's waters," in lively, vibrant Ithaca, NY. Amazing restaurants and local shops.

Thank JSGMomof3
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Ithaca and Cornell University. The reason for our stop here was to see Triphammer falls only we didn't realize the hydraulics lab had been demolished 6 years earlier so we were disappointed we didn't get to see what that looked like. The falls were still there so we were able to see them and... More 

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends drove us around & through the campus. Scenery was beautiful, architecture fascinating & varied, and history was extremely interesting!

Thank wabjr705

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