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“Beautiful school with lots of history”
Review of Harvard University

Harvard University
Ranked #7 of 90 things to do in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Founded in 1636, Harvard is America's oldest institute of higher learning and one of the country's most prestigious universities. Among the illustrious alumni are civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois, philosopher Henry David Thoreau, writer Gertrude Stein, composer Leonard Bernstein, cellist Yo Yo Ma and seven U.S. presidents.
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We took a tour led by students working for a Harvard store. They were easy to spot with their "Hahvahd" shirts and energy. They took us on a quick, lively tour of the school.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I had a one month placement working at Harvard and loved every minute of it. Was made to feel so welcome by all areas - and the grounds and stunning architecture meant there was always something to do and see.

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

The tour guide is a student, the tour's free, it's only an hour, and we learned so much about the school and its history. It is in a great area, the school is beautiful, and it was the first university in MA. We had a great time.

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

I would recommend taking the Harvard tour. The tour is given by an upperclassman and the history of Harvard is really interesting.

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

was in boaton and went to harvard uni very big place .we just walked around .there was a few small tours but we walked on our own. nice small town cambridge wiyh lots of shops and cafes

Thank Russell D
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