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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. Arrange to visit Stanford University and other attractions in Palo Alto using our Palo Alto travel itinerary planner.
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  • A visit to Stanford University is a tour not to be missed in Palo Alto. The place is amazing: huge green areas very well cared for, modern buildings and a rich architecture. The tip is to park near the visit center and know everything in detail.
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  • This tour is mandatory. The structure of the University is impressive, we visited some of the sports buildings and see that they invest a lot. Everything in College is very impressive and historic, it is no coincidence that are one of the best universities in the world.
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  • I wanted to look for a short course, so I visited the university. It was difficult to find a parking spot, until I got one. Overall, I like the environment. I continue searching for short course via i...  more »
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  • Beautiful campus with quite a few places to visit and sit. Golf cart tour was fun. I was able to navigate it pretty easily and joined a few of the events. Easy to acquire guest pass in the library. Campus seems very active.
  • Probably the best university I have ever seen. Though I am not a student of Stanford, I went there to meet someone and to visit the campus. My cousin in law has helped me a lot to learn the surroundings of campus. The campus is amazing. I walked almost everywhere, throughout the day. Sculpture garden, Hoover tower, museum, water fountain... etc all are awesome.
  • Open Hours: 24 hours Parking: Yes Stanford - The name says it all. One of the Best Universities - In education and Campus. Loved the dedication every person has here. Dream to study one course from here at least.
  • What a place! Vast land and big university! The number one university in the world and offer all subjects . Unless you visit there you can't visualize how big this place is!Excellent place to graduate but very competitive!
  • You guys are all tools you aint getting into Standford by writing your stupid ass reviews.