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University of Florida

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Address: W. University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
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I loved seeing all the different Frat houses and all the buildings. It is a peaceful place to go to. Their Downtown area is small but great. Many cafes and restaurants. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
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Miami
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I loved seeing all the different Frat houses and all the buildings. It is a peaceful place to go to. Their Downtown area is small but great. Many cafes and restaurants. I recommend it 100%.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

They say if you gaze late at night you will see hundreds of pairs of glowing alligator eyes. Decided I'd visit during the day as night time is usually hunting time (smiles). It's hard to not see an alligator when walking there during the day. Not to be disappointed, when reading the Alligator safety sign there one was!!! If you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We took a tour of this large campus, starting from the original site with the bell tower. It was quite lovely with huge trees, teaming with students and cute little motorbikes in pastel colors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

As a student here many years ago I loved this campus. Not many State schools offer the quality of higher education and a beautiful campus with old architectural features on many of the buildings. Today the college is surrounded by numerous eating places with every type of ethnic foods served and all American favorites such as sandwich shops, pizza places,... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I went here for my undergrad, and I'm currently a grad student. The campus is beautiful; much prettier than I gave it credit for when I was a high schooler seeking admission. I definitely recommend touring the campus (formally or informally).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a great campus, it is wonderful, peaceful, energetic and empowering campus and environment, great job UF!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you're anywhere near this area, take the time to take a stroll here; you won't regret. Very nice environs, and it still has a small town (and yet somehow cosmopolitan) feel/vibe despite the sprawl on the outskirts.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place is sacred to me. I love visiting my alma mater and come every chance I get. The place continues to grow and add amenities for the students. The Union looks fantastic. Go Gators!

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Thank Scott W
Morton, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

the campus is very beautiful and large. Some part are quite historical looking Some of the buildings were quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great environment and an excellent walk. Just walk around and explore! The best is finding scenic areas in the most random places

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