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Harvard Yard, Boston, Massachusetts

 
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welt-raiser's pictureby welt-raiser Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 19th of September, 2011
If you are looking for a really beautiful place to relax, walk around, eat a sandwich or read a little sitting under an old tree, Harvard Yard is the perfect place. 
It is about 25 acres large and is surrounded by the oldest and most beautiful buildings of the prestigeous university. You can also visit some of the academic halls and libraries that are also worthy of your time and admiration.

Price:
Free.

On the web:
http://www.harvard.edu/

 
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