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Cornell University

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Address: Ithaca, NY
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There is no other possibility within hundreds of kilometers from here to observe such a wonderful diversity and with notes!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is no other possibility within hundreds of kilometers from here to observe such a wonderful diversity and with notes!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was surprised that Cornell was the agricultural school of New York State, more akin to Clemson and Auburn than Dartmouth and Harvard. But they benefit financially from their Ivy League connections. Lots and lots of money evident.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is almost impossible to exhaust the things to do at Cornell. Take a campus tour and enjoy the eclectic architecture. Go to the poison plant garden. Visit the Veterinary Medicine college. Sit in on a lecture. Go to a concert. Attend the Cornell Adult University. View the entire area and Lake Cayuga from the terrace at Willard Straight Hall,... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OK, so I have five degrees from Cornell, and may be a bit biased. I kept trying to leave—first in 1974, again in '88, again in '92—but kept coming back since Ithaca is my kind of town. Whether school is in session or not, Cornell is worth visiting. Its art museum, its many libraries, even just its pipe organs are... More 

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Mendon, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

I just came back this morning from Cornell for a meeting and although I've been there before, it was the first time I actually gave myself time to view the architecture. The campus is lovely, but nothing like Stanford or MIT which surprised me as it is an old university. I always go to university bookstores to look for business... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Respected for the excellent education students receive and the dining is some of the best. The campus is beautiful and mamy of the buildings overlook Cayuga Lake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Although the visit was during winter, walking around the youngest of Ivy league uni's was certainly inspiring for both adults and children. Having a friend or someone who is connected to Cornell was even better. Definitely recommended!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We truly loved walking around the campus even though the buildings were closed. We definitely will visit again during summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Great finger lakes and wineries to go around. Scenic routes! Gorges in and around campus. Beautiful buildings old and new. Center of Ithaca has good restaurants and interesting small stores and coffee shops.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Although it was a challenge to find a parking space in the cold weather, we finally parked at the provided guests parking and walked around the campus well. The buildings were accessible on foot but the cold weather prevented us to visit more. The visitor center with the students as the staff was very helpful in giving information on subjects,... More 

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