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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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South Florida, Florida
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267 reviews 267 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
49 helpful votes 49 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband and I visited Duke University just for something to do on a quiet, leisurely afternoon without the kids. It was worth the short drive. The architecture for the campus is beautiful and Gothic. You rarely see this type of architecture anymore and I like it, but some people may not. Either way it is still neat to see.... More

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you go to Duke, go to the chapel. It is a very beautiful place. The chapel has a wooden mouse hidden in its very beautiful architecture. From the wood to the stone, it is just a wonderful place to visit. Visit the gardens too. I have visited them year round and they are great. As far as the medical... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Pretty average cafeteria. There is a open/buffet style salad bar. With a hospital setting and over 100+ people at lunch time it's pretty sketchy. There is a sushi bar if you chose to spend half your break in line. Not too many other fresh healthy options

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Virginia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was our second visit to Duke, but our first official visit with the information session and guided tour... The info. session was good, giving us most of the information we wanted to know... The guided tour, led by a student, was a disaster... We had a girl who was either just coming from running a marathon, or heading out... More

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