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Stanford University

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Address: 450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305
Phone Number: +1 650-723-2300
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Breeding ground for Silicon Valley businesses. The founders of Hewlett...

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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Beautiful Campus

What a great place to visit. Parking is free on the weekend. Don't miss Hoover Tower and the Memorial Church

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place to visit. Parking is free on the weekend. Don't miss Hoover Tower and the Memorial Church

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to visit the art gallery on a day it was closed so we toured the campus looking up the various sculptures listed on the campus map. The current map was somewhat dated, but we were able to find most of what we were looking for. We especially enjoyed the sculptures crafted by the Papua New Guinea sculptors who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Palo Alto is located in northern Silicon Valley, and one of the main attractions is the Standford University, with an amazing architecture where highlights the church and the beautiful gardens around, also in Palo Alto you can find the Standford Shoping Center with many of the most important stores in the country. And if you visit this city you will... More 

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stanford has devolved into a beautifully landscaped campus since the early 70s. Some of the old ugly buildings have been removed and replaced with others that tie into the original architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very surprised prided with Stanford. Great, easy going my, yet very focused environment, definitely the place one wants to be!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Stanford Uni with friends. I really liked the gardens and the church/chapel. It was good to walk around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stanford is definitely a place to visit. Its architecture is simply amazing. The buildings seem to glow during sunny days. If you get hot, no problem! Just try fountain hopping, a very common tradition between students.

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Built in the Spanish style, Stanford has a beautiful campus. The iconic Palm Drive, leading to the Oval and the chapel are a must-see. A visit to the Hoover Tower gives you a great view of the Bay on a clear day. The Cantor museum and the Rodin sculpture garden outside it are fantastic!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I could go back to school, this might be the, place I would choose. Just gorgeous, people were nice and helpful, easy to get around, but very very large!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a cheer clinic and football game. What a great experience. Will be back for sure. The directors of the cheer clinic were amazing!!!

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