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Davis Campus of the University of California

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Address: 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA
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Bring your walking shoes

UC Davis has the biggest land area of any UC campus. So getting from point A to point B can take some doing. But it is worth it to see the great public art, including the giant... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Davis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

UC Davis has the biggest land area of any UC campus. So getting from point A to point B can take some doing. But it is worth it to see the great public art, including the giant heads. Just don't get downwind from the cattle yards.

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The UCD campus is fun to view, especially between classes on a school day and all the bicyclists are out on the street. The arboretum is a wonderful place to walk or stroll. The campus architecture is generally unremarkable, but the landscaping is good. The Mondavi Center is a wonderful concert venue, and certainly see-worthy itself.

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Thank 1Gerrit48
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It is worth the time to walk through the campus. A few blocks away from the downtown restaurants, some of the best of America's future are here.

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Thank Julie J
Davis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

There are many great things to see on the UC Davis campus. Walk the beautiful arboretum trail, find all of the egg head statues, ride your bike along the many paths, check out the equestrian center or dairy cows, enjoy a free salad at the pick your own salad garden, watch the ducks along Putah Creek (they call it Lake... More 

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Davis, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The UC is one of the nation's leading network of academic institutions, with Davis, traditionally being the agricultural, life-sciences oriented campus. Since its early days it of course grew and spread all over town including outgrowths in Sacramento. Student these days come to take any kind of education from Psychology to medicine and plant sciences. The campus is however still... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

As a former graduate of the University's Davis campus, I have quite a bit of perspectiveo n how this place has developed. It was started as an agricultural oriented school and had a good solid curriculum that directly worked on giving good educations to the students in their chosen fields. Then the radical times started hitting the school. There were... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The campus is great with a Mondavi vineyard and wine production, a new art museum to open in Nov and great open spaces.

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Thank James W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A widespread campus with many interesting works of Art and architecture to tour. Make sure you make it over to see the cows. They love a good scratch!

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Davis, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

UC Davis is a real surprise for the first time visitor. It's a major research university, state-run, so one might expect it to be a factory like place, but not at all; the setting involves wide expanses of lawn, playing fields galore, so it looks like a mashup of a factory and a fine private school. Moreover, the campus is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Long walk. A bit confusing, to get around but super beautiful!! We came to the 14th anniversary of the college campus I believe, there were so many people definitely considering coming here again

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