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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Wow, just....wow

The school is one of the best in the country. We walked on our own (book a tour early as the fill... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MIchael T
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Louisiana
via mobile
Beautiful campus

Rented bikes and road around the entire campus. Art museums and church were beautiful. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ljanegrl
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Virginia
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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The school is one of the best in the country. We walked on our own (book a tour early as the fill up fast) and waited for twenty minutes to ascend the tower (worth the wait and the small fee). Now that my son has...More

Thank MIchael T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Rented bikes and road around the entire campus. Art museums and church were beautiful. Loved the D building, very unique and also the PNG totem garden. The buildings were great, awesome areas to bike and walk around. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

Thank ljanegrl
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stanford University has a gorgeous place around it with nice buildings and parks. You can get the student experience for a short time. It also has gift shops where you can buy a ton of Stanford themed stuff for yourself or your family/friends.

Thank szedreseperke
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had time to kill on the way to the airport so did the self guided walking tour and the campus is simply stunning! Ate lunch at the Packard cafe and it was really good too.

Thank 584FamilyR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stanford is a unique campus, designed by Olmsted, the same man who designed NYC's Central Park, There is a great deal of open space and the buildings on the main campus are all in the same style, early California Spanish. The Memorial Church is worth...More

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Stanford University as part of my tour to Silicon Valley. The best part about visiting Stanford is that the Palo Alto Caltrain station is walking distance from the main gate. You can spend more than half a day in the campus that has...More

Thank manusrikumar
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to school here and this is the best campus for sure! The memorial church is a must-go place. I got married there recently and it is one of the best moments in my life. Go Cardinal!

Thank cindyw201707
Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveld to Palo Alto last year. I've decided to do it because I'm intersted in studying there. For 2 days I've visited Stanford. On the first day, I stayed there to know informations about the course. On the second day, to walk and promenade....More

Thank NICHOLASBURGOS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the sprawling university campus yesterday.It was awesome.I will not write about it's famed academic activities as We went there to see the university campus only.Front portion is full of huge trees on both sides of the Main entrance road followed by huge playground...More

Thank roydinesh
Reviewed 1 week ago

My rising senior daughter needed to tour the campus. I am an alum and was impressed with all the changes. Beautiful campus.

Thank jtchavez
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Pamela B
9 July 2017|
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Response from SanFrancisco2ofUS | Reviewed this property |
You can book walking tours online. Got to visit.stanford.edu website and following the instructions.
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Nancy F
11 June 2016|
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Response from L0ve2TravL4Fun | Reviewed this property |
You can easily just help yourself and do a self-guided tour. Otherwise participate in an official Campus Walking Tour and spend an hour with a student guide exploring the highlights of Stanford’s beautiful campus. A great... More
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