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Review of Harvard University

Harvard University
Ranked #7 of 64 things to do in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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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 April 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sanjaya58
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Leonhkny
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Reviewed 28 March 2018 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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bart K
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Elizabeth L
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 970alexanderp
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