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Stanford University

450 Serra Mall, Palo Alto, CA 94305-2004
+1 650-723-2300
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Famous University

We visited the sprawling university campus yesterday.It was awesome.I will not write about it's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Delhi, India
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My rising senior daughter needed to tour the campus. I am an alum and was impressed with all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reno, Nevada
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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 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the sprawling university campus yesterday.It was awesome.I will not write about it's famed academic activities as We went there to see the university campus only.Front portion is full of huge trees on both sides of the Main entrance road followed by huge playground...More

Thank roydinesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My rising senior daughter needed to tour the campus. I am an alum and was impressed with all the changes. Beautiful campus.

Thank jtchavez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This campus is just beautiful. I came for a class and quickly made time to walk the grounds. Just beautiful. The museum/art is also worth a visit.

Thank leasims
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place Huge Long walks should be expected The art museum is really good Architecture is amazing.

Thank Mo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a a very beautiful place. But prepare to walk long distances, as the guest parking is quite far, and the distances are long. But it is worth the trouble.

Thank Juhani P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently visited Stanford with our daughter and booked the Golf Cart tour. For $5/person, it was well worth the money. It is just 5 people and the guide in a 6-seat luxury golf cart. The tour covers much more territory than the walking tour....More

Thank pmichalski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like visiting and looking at the grounds and hearing about the history. There are many different aspects here to see and appreciate.

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have grown up coming to Palo Alto every year and we always go to Stanford because the grounds of the university are gorgeous and a great place not just for students.

Thank the2travelingsisters
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go there at 6 Am , you can follow the route on Runtastic having the all around campus journey. Peace and quite within the magnificent park all around the buildings. You can breath the legend there

Thank ShiningMR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most beautiful campuses I've ever visited. The university grounds are extremely well maintained and great architecture. Take a walking tour of the campus and visit the gift shops (a bit on the expensive side though - but you're sure to...More

Thank Ryno v
Nearby Restaurants
Cool Cafe
31 reviews
.58 km away
Coupa Cafe
43 reviews
.31 km away
Stanford Bookstore Cafe
40 reviews
.33 km away
Jamba Juice
7 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rodin Sculpture Garden
56 reviews
.55 km away
Cantor Arts Center
389 reviews
.59 km away
Anderson Collection at Stanford University
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
11 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