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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
Berkeley, CA 94720
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides being one of the top schools in the country, this is one beautiful campus. Take your time, walk and enjoy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Charles B
Reviewed 10 February 2019

This is the place in the 60s that shaped the generation with the free speech movement. Where the initial protest to Vietnam war. It's an open beautiful campus .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank richard g
Reviewed 5 February 2019

I was in Berkeley for only few days, but I must say that it is always a pleasure to take a stroll in the University area. The buildings are impressive, there is place for gardens and small forests (even an eucalyptus grove) and at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Teresa V
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

It’s beautiful and you can feel the student atmosphere. You must go to the top of the tower and admire San Francisco Bay and university campus

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 859camilob
Reviewed 1 January 2019

A few hours we spent exploring the superlative seat of learning were marvellous. A beautiful sunny blue sky morning meant we saw it at its probable best. Our first visit was to the Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive that had a number of engaging...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank permia
Reviewed 30 December 2018

Just walking around the campus is a delight be prepared to do some uphill trudging It's a happening join in the experience without the tuition

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bobtrav
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

I screened my latest film LIKE, a documentary about the impact of social media on our lives at the Museum.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank indieflixceo
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

We planned to drop by and visit one of the research group there, but accidently happen to join a guided tour. The tour was run by a local student and it gave us a nice picture of the campus and students' life at Berkeley. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 975agnieszkar
Reviewed 19 December 2018

I went to pick up my grand daughter for winter break, I can't believe how big this University is... Amazing architecture!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Celia R
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Such a beautiful campus nestled on the hillside. Worth the effort to stroll through the campus beyond the main Sproul Plaza.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jocomitchells
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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
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.
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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