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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Beautiful campus to walk around

After having lunch in Palo Alto, we walked all the way down University Ave (which turns into Palm... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Awesome School!

We had a great time touring Stanford. The quad was cool. The Memorial Church was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
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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 10 August 2016

After having lunch in Palo Alto, we walked all the way down University Ave (which turns into Palm Dr) to Stanford. It was a good walk, but so worth it to stroll around the campus. The oval green space in front of the main building...More

Thank gb2308
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We had a great time touring Stanford. The quad was cool. The Memorial Church was absolutely beautiful. Every detail was finely crafted. The Hoover Tower provided phenomenal views of the school and surrounding area.

Thank matthew s
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stanford University has one of the most beautiful campuses of any university in the country. Be prepared to walk a lot though as most of the campus is closed to cars and you can only walk or bike, or take the stanford free shuttle called...More

Thank 22travelMB
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Stanford is a world renown university set in the heart of the Silicon Valley. The campus is stunning with endless activities from visiting the Cantor and Anderson Art Collection to spectating at an multitude of sporting events. The campus is home to the magnificent Bing...More

Thank daschpitch
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect for a quick tour or a more leisurely exploration. Check out the art, parks, coffee shops, and beautiful layout. Easy on foot or bike...

1  Thank our1
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Was surprised to see so may tourists on the campus, but after visiting the church (amazing) and the Cantor Museum (wonderful) and just enjoying all the tree lined paths, I could understand its tourist appeal.

Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We attended the water polo girls junior Olympics at the Avery Aquatic Center. The staff working the event were extremely polite and helpful. The only downside was the $5 bottled water.

1  Thank 25R0bertD
Reviewed 30 July 2016

What a beautiful campus. We visited on a Sunday and there must have been hundreds on people visiting the main building and gardens. People were picnicking, walking their dogs, playing volleyball and just walking around the grounds. We wanted to go up the tower for...More

Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I love to go to Stanford to walk around the campus. My black lab loves it to. Seriously, the buildings and the planting material are fantastic. This is the best place to take a quick walk on the weekend, at night or over a lunch...More

Thank Coastman3
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I went to Ohio State and have seen many campuses from LSU to Notre Dame, Harvard and now Stanford and all points in between. After a while they blend together but I can honestly say this one sticks out dramatically. The fresco of Jesus' sermon...More

Thank Cincylitigator
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Rodin Sculpture Garden
56 reviews
.55 km away
Cantor Arts Center
389 reviews
.59 km away
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34 reviews
.64 km away
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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