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University of Washington

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Address: 4014 University Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98195
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Very pretty and green

Probably one of the most beautiful university campuses I have been to, really green and hilly. A pleasure to walk through. If you're just travelling through seattle then stop by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably one of the most beautiful university campuses I have been to, really green and hilly. A pleasure to walk through. If you're just travelling through seattle then stop by this campus to visit the amazon bookstore(great prices and selection!) or some of the various excellent food options.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The combination of classic structures and new architecture makes this campus one of the most picturesque that I've ever seen.

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Poulsbo, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother-in-law graduated from UW with a pharmacy degree. It is a beautiful campus. The Northwest is the best place to visit or live. You will go farther with a degree in your pocket from U Dub.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One must walk across the UW campus from 45th NE to the hospital. truly beautiful, from University Way to University Village. go during the spring when the trees are flowering in the quad.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Al I have to say it is beautiful. Like Japanese culture of Sakura (Cherry) blossom in Seattle. It is hard to get parking space. Lots of good food/restaurants around University village.

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Sequim
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had the misfortune of riding an ambulance from PA. to the U. Really that's only one story about the U of W The campus is really well kept and the facilities are all very good. Yes, I've seen Husky stadium and other places If you do need a hospital it is a great facility. The staff, from the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely campus! Old, gothic, new modern and full with students. Perhaps it's location on Lake Washington, the beautiful grounds and the smiling helpful students that makes it special. This campus makes me feel so good that this hallmark of education has endured and keeps changing to meet the demands of current demands in their curriculum. The cherry blossoms are spectacular... More 

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Nieuw Nickerie, Suriname
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was there for an exchange program from the FIUTS, the student organization of the university. Very beautiful university. It's a huge complex and you can't cover it in one day if you really want to see everything. Lots of beautiful solid buildings between a lot of green. You can easily get lost, which is just the charm of it.... More 

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Olympia, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You do not have to be a student to enjoy the UW. Come and walk around this beautiful campus located outside downtown. Great architecture (make sure to see the Harry Potter library-just ask anyone), beautiful views at a first rate college. Plenty of parking (garage and metered) for a fee of course and some good eats as well. Check the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a campus visit and walked around by ourselves afterwards. Campus was large, with some fine buildings, and a nice rose garden plus fountain. Certainly worth a visit.

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