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“Breathtaking views.”
Review of Hoover Tower

Hoover Tower
Ranked #4 of 41 things to do in Palo Alto
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Owner description: This 285-foot tower furnishes an outstanding view and houses the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace.
Reviewed December 26, 2012

For a small fee, you can have the exhilarating experience of seeing the bay area from high above the Stanford campus. The viewing area is open except for metal gratings which allows you to feel the air. Scary for those of us afraid of heights, but awesome nonetheless.

Thank Kalifornia-Kelly
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

While at Stanford, stop by the Hoover Tower..amazing views and nice historical perspectives...enjoyed it!

Thank COPWITHKIDS
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Reviewed November 13, 2012

I spent three years at Stanford as a grad student & had never gone up the Tower. Finally did on a recent trip with family, and it was really pretty fun. Killer views from the top. You can see SF on a clear day. If you're afraid of heights it can be a little weird -- they have these scary gates along the side that made this slightly heights-phobic person feel all tingly inside (and not in a good way). But it was worth the weird tingles. Good for kids.

Thank WritingRetreater
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Reviewed November 7, 2012

I finished my three hour visit to Stanford going to the Hoover Tower. The day was perfect, no clouds. What an experience! You pay USD2.00 per person and you can hear a short history about it and spend some time on the top. Perfect campus view!

Thank Igor_Brazil
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

People from all over the world flock to see Stanford, and Hoover Tower is at its heart. It's instantly recognizable and always surrounded by Japanese tourists.

Thank kmuch
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