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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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Bulgaria
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Going to Duke hospitals/clinics/colleges? Must take a walk through the great west campus, around the Chapel, and the Duke Gardens! Best bet in Durham.

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Watkinsville, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

One of my favorites universities for sports. Was great to finally visit and walk the campus. The campus is very spread out but manageable. Parking can be difficult at times.

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Beckley, West Virginia, United States
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199 reviews 199 reviews
39 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

As a Duke faculty brat and graduate, I spent a great deal of time on the campus up to 1980, when I left Durham for good. Since then I have rarely been back on campus, but did make a visit this past May. The main campus (West Campus) houses the undergraduate facilities, as well as the professional schools. The undergrad... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Outstanding place to see and explore. Duke store is very pricy, but fun to look around. Put your walking shoes on. You will need them. Lots of things to see and plenty of places to explore.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Duke is really a beautiful campus. So full of trees like all of North Carolina. The architecture is stunning. The large church architecture rivals those of Europe. No dripping with precious gems and gold here but great architect. The Sarahi duke gardens are a must see

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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

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
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28 helpful votes 28 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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48 attraction reviews
368 helpful votes 368 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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