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Review of Harvard University

Harvard University
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Harvard Campus Walking Tour and Admission to...
Ranked #7 of 87 things to do in Cambridge
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Founded in 1636, Harvard is America's oldest institute of higher learning and one of the country's most prestigious universities. Among the illustrious alumni are civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois, philosopher Henry David Thoreau, writer Gertrude Stein, composer Leonard Bernstein, cellist Yo Yo Ma and seven U.S. presidents.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the greatest universities of the world.
very old , with a great history of achievement.
fantastic campus.

very calm and laid back.
a great many alumni list.
the whole university and periphery has developed in to a small town.

one half day visit, when in Boston, is a must do.
I appreciated the university for its greatness and ambience.

Thank sanjaya58
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every one knows Harvard. A stroll around the original Harvard Yard is a historical rediscovery of America's British-ness.

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely campus with wonderful architecture and beautiful gardens. Great place to walk around, check out some food trucks and visit some historic halls. Also, take a walk down Mass avenue for some great sights and delights

Thank Bart K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They give free tours every hour M-Sat, and it's definitely worth it if you're in the area. US's oldest university, so it's nice to get a student persepective. As an insider's tip, watch the SNL video of the Harvard College Tour.

Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most architecturally stunning college campus in the country. Every building has its own 300 year old story to tell.

Thank 970alexanderp
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