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University of California San Diego

9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
+1 858-534-2230
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You don't have to be enrolled to appreciate the vast green lawns of this major university, which is home to the Mingei International Museum of World Art.
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9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5004
+1 858-534-2230
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Reviewed 20 February 2016

We went to do the sculpture tour, but when we got there we realized how gigantic the campus is. It would take all day to see all the pieces, so we settled on the Geisel library and the pieces closest to it, including the perched...More

Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Our niece has been there for over 3 years and we just enjoy so much every single time that we have a chance to visit this campus. The scenery is amazing and the weather is the best. I love everything here.

Thank Ham N
Reviewed 29 January 2016

I graduated from UCSD a few years ago and definitely miss the days pulling all-nighters at Geisel. Its a great academic school that pushed me to think about the world in different ways and for that I am eternally grateful. I lived off campus so...More

Thank Mandy L
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Nestled in the hills north of San Diego, this school displayed some ultra modern buildings and facilities. Ate in the student dining hall, which was great. They even have earthquake containers spread about the grounds.

Thank mark m
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We toured the campus in August so it was pretty empty / we were able to go to the book store and grab some shirts ...but other than that everything was CLOSED ... would not recommend visiting in the summer as you don't get the...More

Thank bornfabulous
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I live in the area and visit the campus often for high quality cultural events. I also studied there it ias a beautiful campus with high academic standards.

Thank m p
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Campus is large & pretty. I wouldn't say this is a must see unless you are a potential college student

Thank Dee70471
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Fantastic overall experience! Great arena, hospitable fans and a great selection of food. A total winner!

Thank Rob F
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We visited and walked the campus (it is huge) and were impressed by the architecture of the buildings. Check out the library and the house on the roof.

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Exploring the campus with all of the sculpture is a pleasant way to spend a few hours. The snake walkway is the "highlight" followed by the "Cant i the Hat" sculpture.

Thank Ron Y
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