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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Only Princeton, Harvard, and Yale are better schools in U.S.

We were in Palo Alto and decided to drive through the campus of Stanford University to check it... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Frederick, Maryland
Beautiful campus

The campus is beautiful and attractive. However the guide of the university's walking tour talked... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett Packard, Yahoo!, and Sun Microsystems all passed through the doors of this institution.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We were in Palo Alto and decided to drive through the campus of Stanford University to check it out. We wanted to see the Hoover Tower but the closest spot we could find to park was at the Cobb Track & Angell Field lot, 0.5...More

Thank NeoWasHere
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The campus is beautiful and attractive. However the guide of the university's walking tour talked too much about herself or just gave redundant information which we already knew from the earlier information session. I think it's better to take a self-leading tour.

Thank End_of_Cloud
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I've been to some universities in the US, and all of them are wonderful, I can see why people desire to get a degree in the United States. It's definitely worth to visit here when your in town!

Thank lilian h
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great place to look at art, nice cafe on site and very quite grounds with tree colonnades. The chapel is beautiful and again great art.

Thank meriomucho
Reviewed 12 July 2016

If you are in Palo Alto you need to go to Stanford and walk around. Very pretty campus and you can spend just a few hours seeing all the beauty on the campus.

Thank lcgovols
Reviewed 11 July 2016

we were here visiting a friend and took a map at the Visitor center for a self-guided tour. The majority of attractions are withing walking distance from the Visitor center. The campus is large, it resembles a small city and actually is. It has everything...More

Thank mizaika
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Great walking tour with very knowledgeable and friendly guides. There are many food options at tressider memorial Union.

Thank Campbell c
Reviewed 8 July 2016

It's a beautiful campus at any time of the year, and it's easy to unplug yourself with a leisurely stroll -- through the eucalyptus groves near the stadium, across the quad and up Lasuen Dr., or around Lake Lagunita across the golf course and up...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Stanford is a beautiful University. The scenery around the campus is wonderful, one of the largest universities in the US. The old architecture is nice to examine, including the old church.

Thank Jon R
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This was our second time here and it is every bit as beautiful as the last time, over 6 yrs ago. This time we got to see the Rodin sculpture garden and words cannot describe how utterly amazing it is. The famous Gates of Hell...More

Thank Laurie B
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Pamela B
9 July 2017|
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Response from SanFrancisco2ofUS | Reviewed this property |
You can book walking tours online. Got to visit.stanford.edu website and following the instructions.
Nancy F
12 June 2016|
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Response from L0ve2TravL4Fun | Reviewed this property |
You can easily just help yourself and do a self-guided tour. Otherwise participate in an official Campus Walking Tour and spend an hour with a student guide exploring the highlights of Stanford’s beautiful campus. A great... More