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Stanford University

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Address: 450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
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Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett...

Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.

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Beautiful Campus

I visited the campus just to see it. I also went to Cantor Arts Center. It was easy to get around. The natural walk and run paths are very enjoyable.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited the campus just to see it. I also went to Cantor Arts Center. It was easy to get around. The natural walk and run paths are very enjoyable.

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Bay City, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to navigate. Plenty of parking, bike paths and walking trails. Nicely maintained grounds. A pleasure to walk around

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Culpeper, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent an afternoon doing the self guided walking tour and loved it! Pick up directions at the visitors center or find the PDF online. Make sure to stop st the art gallery, visit the observation deck of the tower, and visit the bookstore at the end!

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Dublin, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First of all it was more modern than I thought. Second the campus just beautiful. Third it is a very suburban campus. Last Its oval is reminds me of the one at The Ohio State University.

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We loved everything about the Stanford campus, except for the lack of time we had to explore. The presentation we had gave us a lot of information. I would be thrilled if my daughter attended school here.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to take a walking history tour of Stanford, and heard about its fascinating history. But there are other wonderful things there - sculpture garden, Art exhibits, Entertainment, bike paths, lovely architecture.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Stamford campus reeks of wealth and privilege. It is beautifully landscaped and enormous. Worth a visit

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here before and this time was around to visit the hospital but spent time on the main campus. The Rodin Sculptures are great and I loved the Cactus Garden.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there to visit my son who is a senior. Stanford is a fabulous place to visit, not only it is one of the best colleges in the world, the campus is stunningly beautiful. We just love to visit Stanford.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. It is also the largest university in the U.S. comprising 80,000 acres. However there are only about 16000 students/ There is a lot to see. The Rodin sculpture garden with the Gates of Hell door. There are additional Rodin statues in the Quad area. Thee Hoover Tower gives a... More 

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