University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley

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One of the most prestigious universities in the world, University of California, Berkeley is known for its history of liberalism and activism. Members of the public are welcome to explore its campus and experience this major hub of learning and research. Enjoy the bustle of students and professors rushing to their classes in the striking Beaux Arts, Classical, and Collegiate Gothic buildings. The campus is home to a number of picturesque wooded areas, including incredibly old and grand trees. For more information about the university, take a walking tour led by a student ambassador. Reservations are required for tours. Work out when and for how long to visit University of California, Berkeley and other Berkeley attractions using our handy Berkeley trip planning tool.
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  • One of the most important public universities in the US, and also my alma mater,, is also a good place for a long walk to admire the architecture and landscaping. The hillside can be steep. 
    One of the most important public universities in the US, and also my alma mater,, is also a good place for a long walk to admire the architecture and landscaping. The hillside can be steep.  more »
  • Interesting campus mounted on a hill. Great views of the terrain below. I can see attendants getting into good physical condition just from walking to classes on campus. 
    Interesting campus mounted on a hill. Great views of the terrain below. I can see attendants getting into good physical condition just from walking to classes on campus.  more »
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  • Very significantly historic university. There is many good stories to everything from the floor to the structure of the buildings. Students here achieve academic excellence and fight for what they believe. Students here fight for justice and come together to be able to do so.
  • The campus is beautiful and in a decent location not too far from San Francisco. The students are very passionate about what they do and it seems that the school really cares about providing students with clubs, services, and classes that can truly benefit them. It would be an honor to attend this school. A+ from me. Only downside is that it was hard to find good restaurants around there. And I watched a guy get arrested on campus so that was interesting. They don't really have parking options. It's a walking school for sure. The nature and campus is welcoming, gorgeous, and an overall peaceful atmosphere. Truly a beauty.

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