Established in 1891 by Leland Stanford, Stanford University today ranks as one of the world's most prestigious institutions. Located on a 3,310 hectare (8,180 acre) campus with nearly 700 buildings, the university welcomes 150,000 visitors annually. Take a complimentary walking tour with a student guide to see the campus's main quad, science and engineering quad, plaza, and church. During the tour, you can learn about student life, the academic programs offered, and extracurricular activities. Join an organized golf-cart tour to see more of the campus's grounds. Self-guided tours also are available via an app for your smartphone. Make Stanford University a centerpiece of your Palo Alto vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Palo Alto online trip itinerary builder .
Stanford University Reviews
Stopped off at Stanford as part of a Silicon Valley Tour. Really enjoyed our walk around this fascinating campus. The tour takes approximately 1 hour but you could spend a lot longer there wondering a... more »
Even if you don’t have a child at Stanford, it’s worth a visit! Incredibly stunning campus to walk around. Visit the chapel, the museums and the sports hall of champions. more »
This place has lots of great events. Whether it is charity or sustainability, educational or entertainment. We were exhibitor at Summer Scamper and provided water for participants. Thanks organizers for such a great event!
Amazing campus with a blend of modern and traditional architectures. Multiple conferences happens in the campus round the year. Stanford is well known for its academic excellence with ranking as one of the best universities in the world.
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