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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Not your typical campus

Expansive grounds, vast and varied Medical Center, notable museums and art collections and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Susan G

I have been here so many times and never really seen all. This is a mission impossible. The campus... read more

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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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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Reviewed yesterday

Expansive grounds, vast and varied Medical Center, notable museums and art collections and excellent FREE bus transportation throughout grounds and adjacent area

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I have been here so many times and never really seen all. This is a mission impossible. The campus is so vast. I don't think it been every corner even by car. Beautiful lawns, buildings and world class stadium.. The list is endless. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Large location , very well maintained buildings and gardens beautiful statutes setting - worth a visit !

Thank Elizur
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The school is one of the best in the country. We walked on our own (book a tour early as the fill up fast) and waited for twenty minutes to ascend the tower (worth the wait and the small fee). Now that my son has...More

Thank MIchael T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rented bikes and road around the entire campus. Art museums and church were beautiful. Loved the D building, very unique and also the PNG totem garden. The buildings were great, awesome areas to bike and walk around. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there.

Thank ljanegrl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stanford University has a gorgeous place around it with nice buildings and parks. You can get the student experience for a short time. It also has gift shops where you can buy a ton of Stanford themed stuff for yourself or your family/friends.

Thank szedreseperke
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had time to kill on the way to the airport so did the self guided walking tour and the campus is simply stunning! Ate lunch at the Packard cafe and it was really good too.

Thank 584FamilyR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stanford is a unique campus, designed by Olmsted, the same man who designed NYC's Central Park, There is a great deal of open space and the buildings on the main campus are all in the same style, early California Spanish. The Memorial Church is worth...More

Thank Joan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Stanford University as part of my tour to Silicon Valley. The best part about visiting Stanford is that the Palo Alto Caltrain station is walking distance from the main gate. You can spend more than half a day in the campus that has...More

Thank manusrikumar
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to school here and this is the best campus for sure! The memorial church is a must-go place. I got married there recently and it is one of the best moments in my life. Go Cardinal!

Thank cindyw201707
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Pamela B
9 July 2017|
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Response from SanFrancisco2ofUS | Reviewed this property |
You can book walking tours online. Got to visit.stanford.edu website and following the instructions.
Nancy F
12 June 2016|
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Response from L0ve2TravL4Fun | Reviewed this property |
You can easily just help yourself and do a self-guided tour. Otherwise participate in an official Campus Walking Tour and spend an hour with a student guide exploring the highlights of Stanford’s beautiful campus. A great... More