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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Beautiful Campus

I walked the grounds and this is one beautiful campus. Shuttle service takes to the train which is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve N
Houston, Texas
Beautiful Campus and Surroundings

Went their for a quick tour and found the campus very beautiful and calming. The buildings there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful campus” (217 reviews)
“memorial church” (97 reviews)
“hoover tower” (108 reviews)
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450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked the grounds and this is one beautiful campus. Shuttle service takes to the train which is convenient. The mountain background is very spectacular.

Thank Steve N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went their for a quick tour and found the campus very beautiful and calming. The buildings there had some great architectures and it was buzzing with students and visitors. Must visit when in Bay Area.

Thank Anand1351
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful campus I've ever visited. Better experience walking or biking rather than driving

Thank Hector Á
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So pristine and lovely this campus sets the bar very high in every way. The fields and pools and entire campus are unequaled anywhere else. Hoover Tower is amazing.

Thank ShickaBoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough to attend Stanford for my graduate work and even spent a few years there on the Engineering faculty. It's an amazing place and truly beautiful from an architectural standpoint. Try to enter the campus via Palm Drive -- a lovely road...More

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Really fortunate are those spending one or more years living at this exotic campus! Visiting the vast campus area itself is a great experience!

Thank DrMurugesan R
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Visit the campus, its beautiful! Tons of history and stories. The bell tower is a must visit too! beautiful view! Don't under sell yourself, walk the whole campus!

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The campus itself is worth a visit with the "Palm Drive" with the church at one end, a must see. Plenty of shady places, like the arboretum, for a quiet and pensive stroll or even a picnic. Quite a few coffee shops, including he nearby...More

Thank Kazhikathra K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Obviously being one of the top universities in the world one would expect a fabulous academic environment. It is that and what's more there is an incredible (outdoor) garden filled with Rodin sculptures. There's more here than in the Rodin Museum in Paris. Unbelievable.

Thank richardedwardlesliep
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

It's not just a university it's a full city.. it contains all the facility that any one could need.. it's big. I went there for Summer course and enjoyed every thing.. you can just visit even if you don't have anything to do there.

Thank Cool C
Nearby Restaurants
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.87 km away
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.68 km away
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Rodin Sculpture Garden
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.64 km away
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Anderson Collection at Stanford University
35 reviews
1.02 km away
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14 October 2017|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
I would say to just avoid on campus driving and parking. I'd stay on the perimeter (maybe park at a shopping center) and walk in because parking is tight, traffic on campus is very slow with people arriving, and it takes... More
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