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Stanford University, Palo Alto

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
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4.7/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
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. Arrange to visit Stanford University and other attractions in Palo Alto using our Palo Alto travel itinerary planner.
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  • 去的那天正好下雨 没法细细品味。看到很多学霸,来自中国和印度的看上去很多。学霸大都一脸严肃。学校里人不多,车很多。停车小心,很多警察随时开罚单。 
  • The architecture is of note: stoll into the Quad, peek into Memorial Church. The art collection and statuary Stanford has amassed (near the art buildings) is world class. A drive around Campus Dr. loo...  read more »
  • Fantastic experience to go around at Stanford. From delicious and appealing environment. Beautiful architecture and inviting green spaces. But wish that they were students. Can clear is recommended
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  • I love this place the trees are awesome and there are so many Teslas. If you are in the right place at the right time you can even meet extremely famous people that are heads of a certain tech company that has a pretty sweet search engine. 😉
  • I live in Menlo Park. I'm 13, but Stanford has been my dream school for a while! I am trying to become a better person and student so I might be accepted. Beautiful campus!
  • Graduated from Stanford ages ago, but hold many great memories...didn't find it that stressful...maybe because I was an English pre-med, pre-law and engineering friends found it more of a grind. Great outdoor life in/on the gorgeous campus, many walks up into the hills there...helped keep you sane...also in those days, very cool alternative accomodation (Terra House)...grew our own veggies and cooked for ourselves...
  • went to college there saw college and the foreign students got all the free stuff that had the stanford logo on it. they were a lot of mexicans who use to bang on the walls i didn't understand it then i think i do now when they would drink. meet some cool people got stalked by a jewish guy who was autistic and a japanese girl who taught me photographic memory. I remember like a year later someone broke into a girls window and then there were some car breakin and then some guy came with cockroaches in his suitcase had them all on the 3rd floor then i heard a story of a girl they left lying on the floor for 4 hours thats how long it took the ambulance to come after she got hit by a car. one of my associates moms got hit by a car too
  • Expect to be greeted by a garden like atmosphere. Gorgeous campus, one of the best I've visited thus far. Worth spending a few hours touring.
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