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Address: Berkeley, CA 94720
Phone Number: +1 510-642-6000
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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism...

California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.

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An excellent university with interesting and eclectic architecture, amazing museums and libraries, fascinating history, and a cool vibe. Definitely worth a visit for a few hours... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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San Francisco, USA
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253 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent university with interesting and eclectic architecture, amazing museums and libraries, fascinating history, and a cool vibe. Definitely worth a visit for a few hours or a few years!

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Campus looked great though it would have been good to have bathrooms open in the Student Union. It was the day after Thanksgiving so no classes were going on but the campus clothing/gift store was open.

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Asheville, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This university is impressive in its size and its scope of academic offerings, as well as activities. It is set right in the heart of Berkeley, so you have the advantage of a world class school combined with a hip, interesting city at its doorstep. While the physical grounds are somewhat of a hodge-podge of architecture, a number of buildings... More 

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Macau, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I lived a little bit far from school, everyday I had to take 51B bus to attend my lecture. The school was very big. You could see lawns and every old trees almost everywhere in the school. There was a big clock and it rang every hour. During the 2 months I stayed here, I often saw many people... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

University of California, Berkeley is undoubtedly one of the best universities in the world. It is no surprise that UC Berkeley certainly attracts the best students but is perhaps not well known is that the students' body is very diverse. The campus is beautiful and historical.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a pretty nice place to have a wander around, the architecture on the old buildings impressive and a nice small park, with a hundred squirrels darting around. If you can, go when the football is on. Wow. They know how to put on a match and a show. Get there an hour or two early to enjoy the pre... More 

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Galway, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was lucky enough to get a tour around the university and learned so many interesting facts. Loved learning about it and the inspiring who have attended here. Great tour of a lovely campus.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the campus one morning during a business trip to Oakland, walking from my hotel on University Ave. I entered the campus from Oxford Street and walked through the Eucalytpus Grove, just as I had done for 4 years while a Cal undergraduate over 30 years ago. This was my first visit since graduating and I was thrilled to... More 

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Modesto, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Both of my kids are Cal kids and we have had the greatest time being a part of the Cal Bears community. Go Bears

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were in berkeley neighborhood to visit our friend and we have spare time until meet our friend. so we decide to walk around UC berkeley campus. I love walking and this is really nice area for walking. love their building style and young students vibe. definitely check out their sather building. not only you can see berkeley area from... More 

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