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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
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Berkeley, CA 94720
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+1 510-642-6000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful campus with stunning views down to the bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. Library especially worthwhile and the views from the Campanile.

Thank jeremy s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great old stadium ( California Memorial Stadium with all seats providing a pretty good view. Try sitting on the home side with individual seats as the rest are all aluminum benches. It's a hike up the hill and try to arrange parking ahead...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited UC Berkeley to check out the campus. The clock tower was great to go up and get some nice pictures of the surrounding area. For an even better experience, come to watch the Cal bears play football!!

Thank Alana G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Berkeley alum, I have fond memories of the beauty of the campus and each time I return I remember why I felt that way. In addition to being one of the premier universities in the country, the campus is hilly and in places,...More

Thank 77mic
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We had about an hour of spare time while staying in Berkeley for a family event, and decided to walk over to the Berkeley campus. It was a great idea. The Campanile is magnificent visually and aurally. Our favorite spot was the Mario Savio Steps,...More

Thank Acinonyx60
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We bought the tickets on Stub Hub 2 days before the game for $15.00 a ticket. Had great seats. CC row 8. Unfortunately the stadium is never full. Cal bears beat University of North Carolina. Everyone was friendly, beautiful day.

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The campus has architecture worth seeing and some beautiful trees. They offer free campus tours. Try to be there at noon or 6:00 PM to hear the carillon in the tower. The Botanical Garden is great and should not be missed if you like plants.

Thank GaryBrazel
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

One of the most prestigious and also beautiful universities I have seen so far. Lots of famous people graduated from this university. So many beautiful old buildings with history, nice well kept parks and greens and a very relaxed atmosphere everywhere. In between small cafes...More

Thank eva1500
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I have visited many campuses across the world. I can say with confidence that UC Berkeley is one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. Even if you are just a visitor to Berkeley, I would strongly encourage you to take a tour of...More

Thank suhruthu
Reviewed 29 August 2018

UC-Berkeley is one of the six most prestigious universities in the world, and the greatest of America's public universities. Its campus, though overbuilt, remains beautiful. I recommend the south-north axis from Sather Gate and Sproul Plaza to North Gate, and east-west from the Greek Theatre=Hearst...More

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27 June 2018|
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Response from Buttermansolo | Reviewed this property |
Top of the game foodie yes Berkeley California is a great place to live but it’s pricey there and all over the Bay Area. Not to sure about Aquatic Park Area it’s a nice place to live well 2 Da YAy Area Lol 😎🥂🍾One Love... More
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Response from Rabi_Sharma | Reviewed this property |
take BART. it takes 9.75 to downtown Berkeley. then get free shuttle of university.
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Response from theprincessandqueen | Reviewed this property |
You can take the Richmond line to Downtown Berkeley and from there the campus is a bus ride/10-15 minute walk north. Ryan L is correct that in order to be accepted into Haas you must apply separately upon being accepted to... More
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