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Cal Tech's campus is Stunning

Want to spend a quiet afternoon reading in an ideal setting? Walk the campus of Cal Tech and sit at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pasadena, California
Beautiful campus

I attended Caltech and always loved the beauty of the campus. It's always perfectly manicured and... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Katherine Z
Seattle, Washington
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 August 2015

I booked admission seminar at least 2 months in advance as I was eager to know about why Caltech is so famous and welcome by all the scientist. The admission seminar is great ! Sharing a lot of usual information and experience, espeically for an...More

4  Thank 燕卿 陳
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Campus visit earlier this month, no students were avail to give tour so we we were held hostage in visitor center for 2 hrs. You can do walking tour if you are so inclined, but no guidance or guide is offered. For a school of...More

2  Thank Vic S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to spend a quiet afternoon reading in an ideal setting? Walk the campus of Cal Tech and sit at one of many lovely gardens to read. The turtle pond is absolutely beautiful - at first we thought they were sculptures of turtles, but no,...More

Thank myriamgbst
Reviewed 14 October 2018

I attended Caltech and always loved the beauty of the campus. It's always perfectly manicured and kept very clean. Car aren't allowed in most parts, so it's a nice place for a walk. There's fountains throughout and even a cute pond with turtles. It's nice...More

Thank Katherine Z
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Nice Place to walk and see the campus of a famous institute How students are taught to excel in life later,

Thank sorabh
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to walk around, ponder life and just relax. It must be all the intellectual synapses floating throughout the halls of academia that somehow makes it a most calming and yet stimulating environment. Architecture is an interesting mix of...More

Thank Azan K
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Cal Tech is a 100 (+) year old campus with a crown of mature trees, a pond with turtles, level walking areas, and the Beckman Auditorium for concerts and lectures. Romantic at night and safe with free parking on adjacent streets. In the past you...More

1  Thank jamesv8
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Due to a family connection and curiosity I brought our son to come visit CalTech and we were both astounded at the campus and the how friendly the students were while we were there. To find people and nice and welcoming at this prestigious of...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Campus contains many nice corners to sit down or to walk along. In the afternoon option to sit down in the cantina and have some good lunch.

Thank Fam L
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Worldwide known place so surely worth a visit to walk around in this beautiful campus ! That must be a great place to study !

Thank chris6708
Reviewed 9 July 2018

With more Nobel Prize winners per square foot than Stockholm in awards season, Caltech is by far the most prolific braintrust the world may ever know. So far faculty have won 38 Nobel Prizes, with countless other awards in the sciences. They are advancing medicine,...More

Thank mark232016
Reviewed 7 July 2018

If you are a geek and interested in where the space exploration has started you should visit Caltech. Visit the Atheneum and the beautiful buildings. You must go to the visitor center and get a self-guided tour. Don´t forget to visit the gift shop and...More

Thank Jose Z
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