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“beautiful campus”(127 reviews)
“clock tower”(20 reviews)
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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
Berkeley, CA 94720
+1 510-642-6000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful campus to wander around on and absorb the history, but Holy Moses are the students and the workers here pricks! Couldn't see The Greek Theater because it was "closed" for renovation...BS.

Thank Thomas_Jerome
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walk into Berkeley through Telegraph Ave. and you are surrounded with its achievements. Summer school was in full swing which added laughter and excitement as the kids moved around. Totally unaware of the influence had in the 60's and 70's, some of them may step...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much happening on campus, as well as a great place for views of SF, San Pablo Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Thank mdepalma57
Reviewed 1 week ago

Register online for a tour in advance, the tour is free, but you pay about $4 an hour for parking. They do a nice basic tour of the campus that goes from 10-11:30 and you can get a feel for the place. Enjoyed going up...More

Thank luron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Touring the campus of Cal Berkeley is a great experience even if you are not a prospective college student and even more fun if you are touring with someone who is. It is an expansive campus right in the middle of the city of Berkeley....More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit one of the top seats of learning & research! A University par excellence, get a feel of how world's most brilliant students & faculty live and work, and get inspired...

Thank atanum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting college campuses wherever we travel and this is a beautiful campus for walking. It is not every university that has its own grove of redwoods. Be sure to take the elevator to the top of the Sather Tower for its 360 views...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a short walk from the BART station. And we were there on the weekend so we get to see the flea market right outside the uni which was a plus. They have beautiful buildings, and once you’re inside, make sure to walk all the...More

Thank Malika A
Reviewed 11 June 2018

My adult son and I were in the area going to professional baseball games. When we visit new towns, we enjoy going to local college to tour the campus. My son was a swimmer at a Division 1 college and he has been to many...More

Thank Amos C
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

3.6.18_ we visited Sather clock tower popularly known as campanile , most enduring landmark, at Berkeley University, Sather tower has a height of about 328 Feet,was completed in 1915, was gifted by Jane K Sather. After taking entry ticket of 2 $ each,We went at...More

Thank Amrita P
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Response from Jodi B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I wouldn't know.
6 January 2017|
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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.
18 October 2015|
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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