What to do in Palo Alto?
Visit the Stanford University campus, go around and discover the Cantor museum and the Rodin Garden, take a pause in the bookshop and have a lunch at the Cool cafe over looking the Rodin Sculpture Garden (a great place to relax while you’re visiting the Stanford campus or art museum. )
University of Stanford, this city within a city that makes Palo Alto an extremely lively cultural center.
You arrive to Stanford from Palm Drive a street lined with palm trees that leads you straight to the Main Quad and Memorial Church
The main quad is the historic heart of the University, a quadrilateral formed by the first buildings built in yellow sandstone between 1887 and 1891. The porches give the impression of being in a Mexican hacienda.
Everything was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, the architect of Central Park in New York.
The Memorial Church was built in 1903 by Jane Stanford in memory of her husband, Leland Stanford, former governor of California, with whom she founded the University in 1886 in memory of their only son.
Go around and enjoy the Stanford atmosphere !
do not miss a trip to the beautiful library and bookshop especially the interesting
Cantor Arts Center, http://museum.stanford.edu/visit/plan_a_visit.html the art museum at Stanford that contains a collection of objects from different periods and cultures, ranging from ancient times to the present day, from Asian art to works of Jasper Johns.
Outside the museum the Rodin Sculpture Garden with a series of bronzes, not original, but later cast in the molds of the original work of the artist, including Adam and Eve, and a copy of the Thinker in the museum, and other bronzes scattered here and there on campus (you can have free tour of Sculpture garden leads by docents on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, information on Museum)sculptures map