Stanford University, Palo Alto

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Established in 1891 by Leland Stanford, Stanford University today ranks as one of the world's most prestigious institutions. Located on a 3,310 hectare (8,180 acre) campus with nearly 700 buildings, the university welcomes 150,000 visitors annually. Take a complimentary walking tour with a student guide to see the campus's main quad, science and engineering quad, plaza, and church. During the tour, you can learn about student life, the academic programs offered, and  extracurricular activities. Join an organized golf-cart tour to see more of the campus's grounds. Self-guided tours also are available via an app for your smartphone. Make Stanford University a centerpiece of your Palo Alto vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Palo Alto online trip itinerary builder .
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  • I visited as part of an Executive Program and then toured the University that has a lot of interwsting things to see.  more »
  • visited my son here at the Graduate School of Business. Lots to see, for great views go to the top of the tower  more »
  • Very nice place to visit; many dream to study here, many visit, quite a number study here, especially Asians and Indians, among the minority. The walk to the Tower was pleasant, cool, peaceful, relaxi...  more »
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  • If your not attending or attended this university then you have basically failed in life. That's your fault that your not rich enough or have an IQ of 260 to go to this magnificent university. Such is life. I need losers like you to pay for my products when I start a business after university. I'll be a millionaire in my hot tub smiling away at how many losers there are in this world and how the truth is the economic system really is rigged!
  • From a public perspective the exterior architecture of the buildings was amazing. They definitely bring back the college/university memories. One of the best places to spend and evening for a brisk walk. THe campus is huge with good ground to cover. Overall it’s well maintained and I was able to see a lot of people picnicking in the main lawn with kids. Would definitely go back. Nice place to show elderly parents if you’re bringing them from your home country.
  • I love this campus. Okay i might be bias because i work for the University but i do think it is a very beautiful campus. I get to walk around and get lost when I'm not too busy. I'm lucky that i get to do this and I'm really going to miss it when we move to the new office. Come visit the campus if you are in the area. You will love it...
  • Beautiful campus as others have mentioned! Visited the campus on a Sunday during a three day holiday weekend. Whereas most college campuses would be bare on a long weekend (especially Sundays) there was a good amount of people at Stanford for it being Sunday.
  • Absolutely in love with this campus and the people. Everyone is so friendly and excited about learning and improving the world. Such an incredible brand to associate with higher education.
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