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Cornell University, Ithaca

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Educational Site · Tourist Spot
Take a tour of Cornell University, the brainchild of Andrew Dickson White and Ezra Cornell. This globally renowned center of learning was founded in 1865, and you can still see many 19th-century buildings, including the iconic McGraw Tower. You can take a guided tours to learn about the university's history, academic programs, and life on campus. See Cornell University and all Ithaca has to offer by arranging your trip with our Ithaca online attractions planner.
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  • Old school since 1865. We came here to visit a California friend who is studying here. She toured us around the area and all we can say it's absolutely beautiful. The location high above the small...  more »
  • We were driving around Ithaca seeing the beautiful falls. We found ourselves on the Campus and decided to drive around. It is a BEAUTIFUL campus. A very big campus. Beautiful old buildings...  more »
  • Loved it ! There is so much to see there .this place is huge 30,000 strong. Great architecture. There are a few waterfalls all in the area and a suspension bridge . So cool cascadilla Gorge trail. Is a absolute must. 6/7 beautiful water falls . Your right by the water,
  • This is such beautiful school. The campus is amazing. Gorges and bridges. The trees are incredibly beautiful in the fall, and on top of all that, you have all these energetic, interesting, brilliant kids everywhere. Loved every visit.

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