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“A beautiful campus”
Review of Brown University

Brown University
Ranked #4 of 115 things to do in Providence
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: University located in Providence.
Vermont
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55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A beautiful campus”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

We were in Providence on a beautiful October afternoon, and thought we'd read our books in the quad of the campus. After sitting on a bench for a while, we wandered past a building (Sayles Hall, it turned out) with a door open, and beautiful music wafting out. We went in and listened to the rehearsal of a visiting string orchestra under very capable direction. We later ran into the director, who invited us to the orchestra concert that night, which was outstanding. We always seem to run across some magical serendipitous event in Providence!

Visited October 2013
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Houston, Texas
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547 reviews
183 attraction reviews
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“I'm biased - our daughter attends”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

It is a great school in a neat setting. Phenomenal students and faculty.

If you are in the vicinity, an hour stroll in College Hill is worth it.

Visited September 2013
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Paragould, United States
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Lovely Campus”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

The campus of Brown University was steeped in rich history. I was able to tour a couple of the buildings and was enchanted by the architecture and atmosphere.

Visited October 2013
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Newport, Rhode Island USA
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95 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great campus and Sports complexes”
Reviewed September 15, 2013

The Ice Arena was the reason we visited Brown. The only drawback is the lack of parking, especially for a handicapped individual. Even on street parking which might have been available is just non existent. The Ice Arena though is an excellent quality, comfortable facility.

Visited September 2013
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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“nice area”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

nice area for a walk about and is very interesting due to the historical buildings nearby. Area also has lots of quirky shops and cafes nearby which are well worth alook

Visited August 2013
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