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“I love the old Architecture...”

Princeton University
Ranked #1 of 51 things to do in Princeton
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Owner description: The ivy league campus is ideal for a stroll, where some interesting buildings may be visited.
Secaucus, New Jersey
2 reviews
“I love the old Architecture...”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

My mouth was wide open in awe for looking at all the variety of architecture there at Princeton University. It seemed that every building was built in a different style. One building said it was built in 1726. Master craftsmanship is evident everywhere. Go see it...

Visited November 2012
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Hamilton, Canada
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“Organ Concert University Chapel”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

The beautiful University Chapel has regular free noon hour concerts; these concerts are wonderful opportunities to listen to accomplished organists playing the magestic chapel pipe organ.

Visited October 2012
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Franklin Park, New Jersey
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“Awesome campus full of History”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Living near Princeton has meant taking most visitors for a nice leisurely stroll around this campus every now and then. Very interesting architectures from building to building which were all built at different points in time. People may recognize some of the landscape and buildings from movies like "A Beautiful Mind". The chapel is worth visiting too - very beautiful stained glass windows; very serene and peaceful . There is a rose garden too which used to well maintained.Found the bushes not pruned and leaves lying around in my last visit. The fountain of freedom is also worth visiting.

Tips: Though not taken it personally, have seen students giving walking tours to people. Information is available on the university site. Search for Orange Key guide service.

Visited October 2012
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Elkin, North Carolina
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“Beautiful Campus with Amazing History”
Reviewed October 28, 2012

Our family has been back and forth to Princeton since the fall of 2009. Everytime I'm on the campus, I am amazed by it's beauty. I love the architecture of the buildings. The craftsmanship that went into the design and the attention to detail is awe inspiring. No matter what time of year we've visited, it's always breathtaking to me. I also enjoy reading about the history of the college and the part it played during the American Revolution. I've been fortunate to attend several concerts at the university, especially in Princeton Chapel. I would highly recommend a visit. There are tours available for the public.

Visited October 2012
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“Great way to spend an afternoon”
Reviewed October 22, 2012

A walk around the campus is so full of amazing things to see, especially on the fall Saturday I visited. The architecture, the history, the ivy covered buildings, the cathedral, the art museum, the many statues of both people and ferocious looking tigers make this time well spent! It's a nice vibe, and a nice change of pace from the rest of the world, so it seems. Found decent street parking without meters, it's a huge plus to not have to keep checking the time, and running back to feed the meters (like my recent experience visiting New Hope)

Visited October 2012
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