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University of California, Berkeley

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Address: Berkeley, CA 94720
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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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Beautiful Campus, Great Culture, Awesome City

Definitely check out the campus if you have teens or kids in the family that you hope will go to college. It's such a special campus with beautiful trees and buildings and a truly... read more

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LA
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely check out the campus if you have teens or kids in the family that you hope will go to college. It's such a special campus with beautiful trees and buildings and a truly stellar culture. Try to visit during the semester so you can get a real feel for the on-campus spirit and even visit some classes and buildings.... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Earn your on campus parking spot with a Nobel prize. Yes that's all it takes to have your own parking spot. Otherwise enjoy your stroll on this beautiful campus as parking spots are hard to find anywhere in Berkeley

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

UCB is the flagship of the UCs. It is surrounded by the city of Berkeley, but once one enters onto the campus, it is easy to forget that you are within the city. The campus is encased by trees, immense lawns and Strawberry Creek. The ethnically diverse student body is another plus. The Campanile is located centrally and can be... More 

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Wellington, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cool campus. My boys loved it and both want to be Cal Bears in a few years. Sather Tower and the football stadium were both highlights.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went during winter break, but it was still nice to walk around the campus. I would have liked to go up to the tower, but thought the price was a bit steep to do so. Most buildings were locked for the winter, so it might be better to go when classes are in session.

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful campus with lots of walking trails to wander through the campus and enjoy the trees, streams and buildings with a variety of architecture. The eclectic buildings range from new to old and small to tall. Highlights include the campanile, the men's faculty club, Sather Gate, the Coliseum and Memorial Stadium.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the campus of UC Berkeley. It has so much space and green areas. Students are polite and pleasant, and the campus is just beautiful. Best university in the U.S. MAke sure you visit the Botanical Gardens, Campanille, the Stadium and the Lawrence Lab. Try to squeeze a performance, if available, in Zellerbach Hall or the Greek Theater. The... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As an alumnus, wanted to visit the campus again. All the grounds are open, but all the buildings are closed during winter break. Wish they could have at least had the Campanile open to see the view of the city and the Bay. On the plus side, it was an enjoyable stroll through campus without too many people. Need to... More 

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New Market, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This historic university is in famous Berkeley, California, with winding roads, buildings set into hills, lots of students, hippies, whatever. I was there for a meeting with the Space Science Lab (SSL) and they were very accommodating as far as facilities, refreshments, parking, etc. I always enjoy my business trips to CAL Berkeley!

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Gangtok
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a walk in the campus with my family while staying at Berkeley. Campus is really beautiful: clean, mixed of old and contemporary architectures. Sprawling campus and other facilities are great asset to intellectuals attached to institution.

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