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College of Charleston

66 George Street, Charleston, SC
843.805.5507
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Ranked #2 of 108 Attractions in Charleston
Type: Educational Sites
Owner description: The College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, South... more » Owner description: The College of Charleston is a nationally recognized public liberal arts and sciences university located in the heart of historic Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1770, the College is among the nation’s top universities for quality education, student life and affordability. The College offers a distinctive combination of a beautiful and historic campus, modern facilities and cutting-edge programs. « less
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Only saw it from the outside but it is a large inner city college that fits so well in a tight historical area. Some of the fraternities/sororities are in old antebellum homes. Would have loved to have gone to school there.

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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Every building is like Victorian mansion in the college...you can get a nice walk in the campus and its adjacent to king street shopping area...

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Houston, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

College of Charleston is a great place to stroll. The grounds are beautiful and there are so many well preserved buildings still in use. You feel as if you are in a village, not on a college campus.

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Avondale, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We enjoyed sitting on the benches in the shade and talking about our trip. We also enjoyed the small wild life running around the trees.

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Boston
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68 reviews 68 reviews
7 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Gorgeous architecture and loaded with history. If you don't take a stroll through campus while you're walking around Charleston, you're nuts.

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Fremont, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It is vast, scattered buildings downtown Charleston. The students are all over the place downtown. Our daughter is a student there and she is very happy. She likes the setting, the relation with other students, her choice of courses and her professors.

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

When I travel the US, I enjoy visiting college campuses and this is now one of my favorites. I was shocked at the charm of this campus and the blend of southern architecture and spanish moss covered trees. What a terrific setting in which to get a higher education. Well worth walking through!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Nice tour if you kids in high school, charming campus. All a good idea to swing by a campus just to give kids an idea what different colleges are like!

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I enjoyed spending an hour just walking around College of Charleston with my boyfriend. It's a lovely campus unlike any other college campus I've been to.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The architecture was without the best of any campus we have seen. Walking through the cap=mpus with the students was a treat!

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