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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Great campus visit

We enjoyed our walk around campus. A trip to the bookstore, the student eatery and the usual chapel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa A
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MUST VISIT

It is always great to visit US universities. They are just so different from what we have in EU. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful campus” (219 reviews)
“memorial church” (99 reviews)
“hoover tower” (108 reviews)
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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
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"beautiful campus"
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"memorial church"
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"hoover tower"
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"palm drive"
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"football game"
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"visitor center"
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"stained glass"
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"walking tour"
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"palm trees"
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"book store"
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"entire campus"
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"world class"
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"cactus garden"
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"cantor art"
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"the rodin sculpture garden"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our walk around campus. A trip to the bookstore, the student eatery and the usual chapel visit.. Loved seeing people from all over the world.

Thank Lisa A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is always great to visit US universities. They are just so different from what we have in EU. It is just fascinating. Stanford offers an amazing and huge campus. The overall facilities are great and all the students houses are just outstanding! (Keep in...More

Thank ludovica a
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited as part of an Executive Program and then toured the University that has a lot of interwsting things to see.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited my son here at the Graduate School of Business. Lots to see, for great views go to the top of the tower

Thank jillian29
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Very nice place to visit; many dream to study here, many visit, quite a number study here, especially Asians and Indians, among the minority. The walk to the Tower was pleasant, cool, peaceful, relaxing, and very picturesque. Went up to tower to look around, pay...More

Thank t c
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

I've been here dozens of time and am always knocked out by the breadth of the public art on the campus. The art museum has a walking/touring map. Some of the sculptures: Buffano, di Suvero, Henry Moore, Alexander Calder, Josef Albers, Rodin (or course), Kenneth...More

Thank rocor335
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

While visiting San Francisco, we rented a car and drove to Stanford on a Saturday morning. The campus was dead and all the food places were closed but still we enjoyed the serenity, beautiful architecture, and the palm trees (so many of them on Palm...More

Thank L0ve2TravelCanada
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Stanford is the dominant icon in an area known for icons. Before Silicon Valley, there was Stanford, and without Stanford there would be no Silicon Valley. It is a drop dead gorgeous campus - huge and bucolic, but easily navigated on a human scale, it's...More

Thank 99limaromeo
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

it is a great university and a good place to visit. many social & academic activities. you can spend all day here

Thank Song Y
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

You feel the brains just by being on this extraordinary campus. The two art museums are true musts. No wonder it is one of the most selective universities in the world.

Thank Sally S
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CarolynPortland
14 October 2017|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
I would say to just avoid on campus driving and parking. I'd stay on the perimeter (maybe park at a shopping center) and walk in because parking is tight, traffic on campus is very slow with people arriving, and it takes... More
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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
12 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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