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Yale University

New Haven, CT 06520
+1 203-432-4771
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A step into the past

The campus of one of America's oldest universities is like a medieval fortress. A walk around the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leon L
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Hong Kong, China
Tour from Elm street visitor Center with a college student

Our walking tour with Scott started at the visitor center and took about 90 mins taking in the main... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JZoopa
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Dublin, Ireland
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One of the country's oldest and most prestigious universities.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (20 reviews)
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"beautiful campus"
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"ivy league"
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"memorial library"
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"campus tour"
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"great architecture"
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"guided tour"
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"open to the public"
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"chapel street"
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"new england"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The campus of one of America's oldest universities is like a medieval fortress. A walk around the historic buildings and leafy yards is enjoyable. To go inside visitors have to join guided tours.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our walking tour with Scott started at the visitor center and took about 90 mins taking in the main points of interest as you are guided through areas of the campus that are restricted to pass holders. This is a good starting point so you...More

Thank JZoopa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fabulous university this is! The Ivy League schools have always fascinated me so during a trip touring America, I decided to visit a few of the schools. This is my second university and it's absolutely brilliant both as an academic institution and as...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Our visit to undergraduate admissions started out bad. My son checked in and was told without anyone looking at him that he was twenty-five minute early and to sit down. Not welcoming at all. After fifteen minutes he went to the bathroom and they decided...More

2  Thank Lance H
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Informative and highly recommend a visit to this historic and proud educational institution. Wonderful faculty and lots to learn. Will come back

Thank Michael J
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I'm an alum, so I'm prejudiced. I just took two friends for their first visit and they love it too - one a Harvard alum so that's saying plenty, Everything from Victorian to New England brick to NeoGothic to post WWI modern. Yale is scattered...More

1  Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

The library was filled with stained glass and beautiful art. The ceilings are decorated, every inch of the building is beautiful and this is why it reminded me of Europe. Stop in and look carefully at each of the details in the buildings.

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

While it's true that Bridgeport is New Haven without Yale, it's a coin flip the trade off is worth it. While the classic buildings and the charity events and art festival are appreciated, the people inhabiting those buildings are a drain. The entitled attitude is...More

1  Thank Thomas F
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Love the collegiate Gothic and the presence of this campus. Full of history and always inspiring. Good visit

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I love the architecture of the buildings on this campus. The campus has various facilities catered to the visitors, from the Visitor Center, cafes, restaurants, clothing shops, and others. I recommended the tourist to go for their Visitor tour at the Visitor Center, and you...More

2  Thank Norfaryanti K
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