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Harvard University, Cambridge
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A center of knowledge and education with a history stretching back to the 17th century, Harvard University is one of the world’s most famous and respected academic institutions. Private tours are available, offering visitors a chance to explore the grounds, and get acquainted with the university’s history and campus life. You can opt for a free, student-led tour, where your guide will provide information about the university and share personal experiences. If you prefer to wander on your own, take a self-guided tour with the help of a downloadable application for your mobile device. Using our custom trip planner, Cambridge attractions like Harvard University can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • To be honest, if the university hadn't been Harvard, I wouldn't have visited. But the history and stories there attracts more visitors. 
  • We were on the east coast to see the Fall colors and decide to check out the area Drove around then decided to park the car and walk over to a coffee shop. The day was sunny and it was very enjoyable. 
  • Harvard Square is beautiful and the university grounds are impressive and historic. We walked all over the area and the houses around it are old and beautiful. It is a very nice place. 
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  • You have seen now many Thai people come here and demand justice about this immoral and unethical Thai Harvard-educated dentist who is now on your faculty member in Harvard Dental School. She is technically a runaway scam, equivalent to robbing a bank in Thailand for US$300K to use the money for her MS/PhD at Harvard. And Harvard is harboring this woman, and the president office simply responded the lender/guarantors in Thailand "it's a personal matter" (a letter from Harvard attorney). This is not a student loan or consumer loan matter (like in the US). This is a breach of contract in foreign country (to get back and work after PhD in the US so that she does not have to pay back any dime) and stole US$300K or more. She made her 4 Thai professors and friends suffer for 12 years with this massive debt she took away. Imagine people dont earn that much salary in Thailand as the cost of medical care is cheap. And it's not like she does not have any money. A US public record shows that she just purchased a house in the rich area in Boston for US$1.5 million. Go figure Harvard. It's all over the news in Thailand right now. PS: Apologies for cross posting but Thai people are enraged with this issue because 1-2 of her guarantors are losing their home in Thailand to the bank. Others have to borrow money with high interest to pay the debt for this Harvard dentist and all suffer from the problem for 12 years. Thai people are asking justice from you. Please show mercy Harvard.
  • Hello, my name is Julia, I am Brazilian and to be honest I have 11 years. I love and dream with this university has always literally is my biggest dream. I know I'm too young to worry about the future, but I really really want to go to Harvard. I know also that a text will not convince you, but really, I just wanted to say somehow that I LOVE this university and in a few years I'll be there. Not that it matters now, but in a few years when I get there, I'll get to stay. I'm in the sixth grade of elementary school, but I'm working hard ever since, for when I finish my studies here, I can get there. I know it's not easy, but I'll get. And when I finish my studies there, I'll make a difference to the world. I also know you have heard this several times, but these time can trust. I still do not know what career will follow ... lawyer, psychologist, astrologer, pediatrician or even criminal expert, no matter, I'll make a difference. Thank you for existing, Harvard.
  • please don't go please my friend juan lopez hernandez rodriguez got killed by john smith and julio jones was calling him a wetback and for him to go back to mexico.
  • Garneau École Secondaire is better then this school! I didn't learn and it's not lit :/
  • Harvard coddles the meek liitle minds of snowflakes. There is nothing more un-American than strategic policies aimed at limiting puplic participation and free speech.