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Brown University

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Address: 1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127
Phone Number: 401-863-1000
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University located in Providence.

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Fun walk through

This was a fun walk through in a historical area. Found an ale shop with outdoor seating. Fun to see one of the Ivy League campuses.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Sioux City, Iowa
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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun walk through in a historical area. Found an ale shop with outdoor seating. Fun to see one of the Ivy League campuses.

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CT, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The buildings we toured were not too impressive, but that is not really the point I suppose. The areas nearby were not what we expected, but it would likely be more attractive on a nice sunny day.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am biased as I grew up around Brown but can tell you they have an exceptional faculty from all over the world. The Campus is modern and beautiful place with great places to visit all around the East Side campus.

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Thank Will D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brown's campus is beautiful and definitely worth a visit if your travels take you to Providence. The gates at the front are absolutely beautiful! Lots of great history if you visit the campus via a tour.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to walk around. Really peaceful. I think it is way more beautiful than Harvard. You must visit it while in Providence.

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Thank JohnnyVincent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting vibe, chill and intellectual. Very nice campus to walk through, pretty architecture and clean open spaces. Definitely a beautiful campus.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to be on a summer day. Lots of history and a strong sense of tradition. Brown is spread out over numerous properties in the area. .

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Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This campus is beautiful Great local non-chain places to relax and enjoy Take a walk to Brown Bookstore

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a spectacular campus and surrounding neighborhood. Thayer Street offers everything that a college area could need - variety of great food, shopping, etc..

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the prettiest colleges we've seen. Historic buildings set around a green space. Main campus is enclosed by wrought iron fence and gates. Surrounding neighborhood includes houses from 1700s. All set on college hill.

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