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California's most prestigious public university is the home of liberalism and revolution.
Berkeley, CA 94720
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had about an hour of spare time while staying in Berkeley for a family event, and decided to walk over to the Berkeley campus. It was a great idea. The Campanile is magnificent visually and aurally. Our favorite spot was the Mario Savio Steps,...More

Thank Acinonyx60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought the tickets on Stub Hub 2 days before the game for $15.00 a ticket. Had great seats. CC row 8. Unfortunately the stadium is never full. Cal bears beat University of North Carolina. Everyone was friendly, beautiful day.

Thank Casey C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The campus has architecture worth seeing and some beautiful trees. They offer free campus tours. Try to be there at noon or 6:00 PM to hear the carillon in the tower. The Botanical Garden is great and should not be missed if you like plants.

Thank GaryBrazel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most prestigious and also beautiful universities I have seen so far. Lots of famous people graduated from this university. So many beautiful old buildings with history, nice well kept parks and greens and a very relaxed atmosphere everywhere. In between small cafes...More

Thank eva1500
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited many campuses across the world. I can say with confidence that UC Berkeley is one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. Even if you are just a visitor to Berkeley, I would strongly encourage you to take a tour of...More

Thank suhruthu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

UC-Berkeley is one of the six most prestigious universities in the world, and the greatest of America's public universities. Its campus, though overbuilt, remains beautiful. I recommend the south-north axis from Sather Gate and Sproul Plaza to North Gate, and east-west from the Greek Theatre=Hearst...More

Thank Seeitgo
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A visit to the college town of Berkeley is not complete without a campus tour to the best public university in the world. See all the school buildings, sather tower and their mini forest full of oak and red wood trees.

Thank Renato L
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We came to show my son the University where two of his great grand parents graduated and had a great experience. The campus was beautiful and the people were friendly. Only complaint would be the numerous beggars and homeless people in the street leaving such...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

UC Berkeley Campus is eclectic and interesting. Definitely worth parking and walking around, especially if you have a teen who may be looking at applying. There are beautiful buildings and there are rundown buildings. Great walking paths throughout the campus.

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Had a great time with my colleagues Lee, Karl, Andrew and Jon vising the famous Berkeley Cyclotron in the Bay Area. This was my first time at Berkeley but definitely not my last!

Thank Michael F
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27 June 2018|
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Response from Jodi B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I wouldn't know.
6 January 2017|
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Response from Rabi_Sharma | Reviewed this property |
take BART. it takes 9.75 to downtown Berkeley. then get free shuttle of university.
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Response from theprincessandqueen | Reviewed this property |
You can take the Richmond line to Downtown Berkeley and from there the campus is a bus ride/10-15 minute walk north. Ryan L is correct that in order to be accepted into Haas you must apply separately upon being accepted to... More