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California Institute of Technology

1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125-0001
+1 626-395-6811
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Compact nice campus

My host daughter went to Caltech ,he took me for a walk after lunch .The campus is compact , well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
69tiger888
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
If I was smart, I'd go here!

A small campus full of the students that will lead us into the next century. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Scotti A
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91125-0001
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Reviewed yesterday

My host daughter went to Caltech ,he took me for a walk after lunch .The campus is compact , well design ,with good landscape architecture. The assembly hall is beautiful . Many famous buildings where Nobel Work was initiated . The cannon is a good...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small campus full of the students that will lead us into the next century. Beautiful architecture, quiet and thoughtful. In the middle of residential Pasadena.

Thank Scotti A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An elite campus with an very approachable feel! Walkable areas located in a quiet and beautiful City of Pasadena. Great place to learn and enjoy the greatness of USA!

Thank Dennis M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Beautiful grounds and architecture. Small campus and very walk-able. Lots of history in the hallways. Definitely worth the visit if you have an interest in space sciences or if you are just looking for interesting way to spend an afternoon in nice surroundings.

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I am curious about colleges and usually like to see the ones that stand out for their architecture and general beauty. Cal Tech is modern and, overall, pleasant. I'm not sure that I would recommend it with the same fervor as I would about Harvard...More

Thank ProfessorCharles
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We surely loved the university. My first time visiting as was my wife's and daughter's. Our guide was very informative and as such we loved Caltech.

Thank prasan68
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We visited the campus twice while in Pasadena. A leafy, beautiful trees in bloom. Pools with turtles, goldfish and ducks. Enjoyed buffet lunch twice in Chandler Cafe with comfy outdoor seating. A nerdy bookstore.

1  Thank NewExperience2014
Reviewed 17 May 2017

In addition to all the technology and public event reviews you must have read already, CalTech has an unique "neighborhood type" setting unlike many university towns. You may not even notice you are in the campus already while enjoying your walk in the great city...More

1  Thank HappyGeekyWoman
Reviewed 11 April 2017

On a tour of Cal Tech you will learn much of the history of this university, the various scientific contributions and studies achieved here, as well as experience the historic architecture and gardens. See where Einstein's apartment was and visit the lunch room where you...More

Thank Charlygirl21811
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Get a campus map for unguided tours from the admissions office. The map has some interesting information on it and the campus is small (walkable) and lovely.

Thank Sal M
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