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Duke University

Durham, NC
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Ranked #6 of 36 attractions in Durham
Type: Educational Sites
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful campus, my daughter enjoyed the tour and the southern hospitality. We visited the campus as a part of our personal goals rather than her desire to attend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed the entire time and all the attractions after leaving the train station. This is a great place to visit and have business meetings.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous campus small enough to explore in one walking visit over a few hours time weather permitting. Cameron Indoor Arena and Chapel are must-sees

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Atwater, CA
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53 reviews 53 reviews
5 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife reads the travel books and picks things for us to visit. Our first stop was the Duke Chapel. It is so impressive. It reminds both of us of the National Cathedral in Washington, DC, albeit on a smaller scale. We went into a side chapel and shared a prayer thanking God for what we and that we live... More

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South Florida, Florida
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269 reviews 269 reviews
43 attraction reviews
347 helpful votes 347 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very attractive campus with many attractive heritage buildings. We found the campus a little difficult to navigate. Poor signage indicated to us that the university does not encourage vehicular traffic. Decent, but not great bookstore.

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Pennington, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We had a great time visiting Duke. The sports facilities are wonderful. We were there for a basketball camp, and it was a lot of fun!

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Spokane, Washington
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Since we were in the area we couldn't pass up visiting Duke University campus. It was super hot outside so we toured the campus quickly but did spend time in the amazing church. I'd recommend taking a tour of the campus anytime... but try for a day when it isn't 98 degrees.

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Houston, Texas
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49 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Beautiful campus! We drove on our tour - the chapel is a must see! The gardens are beautiful. We hope to come back one day to walk the grounds.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Was lucky enough to take a "backstage" tour of Duke and the basketball gym. What a cool experience. Toured the locker rooms and all the hidden spots. Got a history lesson which was awesome. Even walked on the court as practice was starting...3 feet from coach K then he kicked us out. Very nice campus.

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Prairie Village, Kansas
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I love the stone buildings as they bring a unique feel to the campus. The chapel is beautiful and the organ is very impressive. It is not a huge campus so easy to maneuver.

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