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Duke University

Address: Durham, NC
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Ranked #5 of 27 Attractions in Durham
Type: Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I ended up lost by the medical center while attempting to locate the University Bookstore. The three university security guards were kind and guided me to the correct path. This change in plans allowed a beautiful walk through the Duke campus which was a special treat in itself! The brick and stone buildings were breathtaking. What a special campus!

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Houston, Texas
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Duke has a beautiful campus, lots of trees and woods, impressive architectural especially the Duke Chapel. The Sara Duke garden has lots of flowers, peaceful pond surrounded by old trees and green field, we really enjoyed the walk in the garden.

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Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

On our trip to DBAP , we toured Duke University. Stopped & went inside Basketball Arena ( Amazing ) , Saw Baseball field , Drove past Chapel . Awesome sights.

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Durham, North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have no idea why I haven't reviewed Duke. I was born there, had my heart surgery there, my dad was a doc there, I sold peanuts as a kid there, etc.. While I went to UNC I understand and love the "top of the line" sports,education, buildings, gardens, golf course, etc. etc.. As we say now, Harvard is the... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I admit, I'm a Duke alumnus, but still, the campus, gardens and sports facilities (especially Cameron Indoor Stadium and the Coach K building with Duke sports history, are worth a quick detour and visit if you are in the area. The Chapel is gorgeous and the library is impressive and, if you want championship sports, you can check out any... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great place. Top professionals at Duke Medical Center Caring, Very clean but the entire staff from MD's to housekeeping are great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

gorgeous buildings and grounds. Absolutely breathtaking history also. Could not get over the architecture,each building is a piece art.

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Tavares, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

Extremely impressive campus with its Gothic architecture and beautiful landscaping. In the center of it all is Duke Chapel.. Absolutely stunning and a must see. A short walk and you find Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Worth a trip to Duke just to see this amazing park. The highlight of my visit was Cameron Indoor Stadium. Hallowed ground, my friends. Looks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

What a beautiful campus! I love the gothic style architecture! We could not go into the chapel though, because there was a wedding going on.

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Woodbury
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The chapel and gardens were the most interesting part of the campus. Overall it was an average campus. There was quite a bit of trash and unpleasant smells about.

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