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Address: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544-0001
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+1 609-258-3788

The ivy league campus is ideal for a stroll, where some interesting...

The ivy league campus is ideal for a stroll, where some interesting buildings may be visited.

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Great Institution, Great Environment to Hangout

Choice of restaurants & ice cream parlours, walking paths, appealing architecture (institutional and residential) and educated metropolitan crowds University also has so many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bloomington, In, United States
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is iconic. Walking through the campus streets and staring at the various buildings makes one feel humble. It is hush quiet and serene and green and pleasant. We could not take the formal tour, did not know any one, but could still feel the rarified atmosphere. Imagine, if you studied here!

Thank ZenHealer7
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Campus is Beautiful!! I could see myself living in the quaint town. Great hospitality for parents attending the Preview. Staff on campus were not too helpful. Walking distance to several shops and restaurants.

Thank SweetE143
Bloomington, In, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Choice of restaurants & ice cream parlours, walking paths, appealing architecture (institutional and residential) and educated metropolitan crowds University also has so many facilities - libraries, museums, parks, nature walks and canoeing and other public areas. It's nice place to hangout all year long, but especially good in Summer.

Thank gautamg334
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk or bike your way around this broad, leafy campus at any time of year. Between classes the paths are filled with students and faculty, but even then it's a calm place with little sense of hurry. Most of the buildings follow a consistent, classic architectural style, although a few, like the Wilson School and some of the dorms near... More 

Thank James F
Seattle, Washington
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, it's as beautiful as shown in the movies! The old buildings have lots of character and the campus is beautiful. Great to visit in the fall to see the trees in color. Albert Einstein is everywhere!

Thank greatcats
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for taking a walk on a spring day! The architecture is astonishing and the culture great, absolutely recommend it.

Thank JulietaRi
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Strolling around the campus is enjoyable with plenty of interesting architecture to enjoy. The Chapel is beautiful inside as well. Suggest going for coffee or even breakfast at PJs directly across Nassau street; a Princeton institution

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Orange, CT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful & well-maintained campuses in the East. The buildings feature wonderful gothic and federal architecture, and there are many interesting public art sculptures and statues throughout the campus. A visit to the gothic University Chapel (the largest university chapel in the Americas), open all day from 7 a.m.-11 p.m. (except during services) and the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You do not have to be in school to come visit this campus. There is much to see including signature gothic style buildings. When we went to visit, there was a community event with live music, foods and lots of things and exhibits to see. We toured around the campus and saw their athletic buildings, indoor basketball and track and... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were visiting with our prospective student and had a fabulous tour. The tour guide was a freshman student who was extremely enthusiastic and pumped about her experience although as a a first year student, she lacked some depth of knowledge. The campus is gorgeous and the buildings appear very well maintained. I will say that visitor parking is a... More 

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