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“A Fun Tour, But A Little Short”
Review of The Hahvahd Tour

The Hahvahd Tour
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Harvard "Hahvahd" Campus Walking Tour
Ranked #1 of 11 Tours in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Hahvahd Tour, now in its 10th season, is the most popular tour of Harvard University in Cambridge. Our guests enjoy a theatrical journey led by current Harvard students. Our tours have served over one million Harvard visitors and enjoy high marks from the NY Times, NPR, TripAdvisor and Yelp! Our Harvard Square staff are available to help you find places to eat, shop and enjoy during your visit to Harvard. They can be easily be found by looking for their straw Harvard hats and smiling faces right outside of the Harvard MBTA Station. The tour is owned by Harvard alumni, operates under license by the Harvard Trademark Program and officially partners with The Harvard COOP and Harvard Student Agencies. Tours run March 1st - November 30 Tours run 7 days a Week, Tour Times Visit or website for an up to date tour time calendar and to purchase tickets!
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The student who gave this tour was great - a sophomore named Stephanie (I think). She told lots of fun and interesting stories. However, I feel like we only covered about a third of the campus, and we didn't have time to see the rest on our own. So, if you take the tour, know that's only an hour long, and give yourself time to see more of Harvard and Cambridge.

Thank Shane S
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Langston was a great tour guide. It was great walking the grounds of such an amazing and history rich institution and hear all the stories he had to tell. Such a beautiful campus. It was great to hear as well about the financial aid opportunities that are offered so that all deserving students can attend. Highly recommend!

Thank sharon g
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Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Our tour guide (Anita) is a student at Harvard. She gave us a great overview and included some funny stories. Our children aged 5 and 11 were also kept interested for the tour! This tour was included as part of our duck boat tour but even if it wasn't I would recommend.

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Reviewed 9 July 2014

Met our young guide at 10.30 a.m. And spent an informative hour listening to interesting information about this famous university. A walk around the campus and explanations about the beginning and major historical happenings . The way this tour is conducted is very informal and done in young spirit as well. It is a way for students to earn some small pocket money from visitors' tips .

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Plain and simple, we lucked out. We were supposed to take another tour but the guide did not show up so we signed up for this tour and Justin was our guide. The guy is just SUPER. Hard to know where to start but his personality just shines through. Bio-medical engineering student. Football player. A cappella singer. What a great time we had with this second year Hahvahd student. The tour lasts about 80 minutes and takes you through the main campus area of the school along with a couple of the places around the campus, led by a tour guide who really knows his stuff and who is obviously enjoying himself. He talked about the history of the school and about his own experiences there so that you could really get an understanding of why the school is viewed as one of the top schools in the USA. He even serenaded us a bit although after a week doing these tours, his voice was a bit off. His story to finish off the tour was just hysterical but I will not spoil it. If Justin is available, go on his tour. If you have to wait for his tour, you will not be disappointed. The tour costs $10 per person but tip him at the end since he really made the tour something special. Also, after the tour is finished, you can go shopping in one of the student run stores for Harvard merchandise but if you Like them on Facebook and show it to the staff, you will receive a 10% discount, https://www.facebook.com/harvardshop.

Thank Traveleasier
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