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The Citadel

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Address: 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, Charleston, SC
Phone Number: 843/953-5006
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Description: A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired...
A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
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So beautiful!

Loved every minute of our visit but especially loved the chapel. I would love to visit again but allow more time. I was on a tour and felt a little rushed. See it on your own... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Gilbert, Minnesota
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Loved every minute of our visit but especially loved the chapel. I would love to visit again but allow more time. I was on a tour and felt a little rushed. See it on your own, if possible.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The Citadel is a wonderful place to visit for some history. The campus is gorgeous and on Friday they have the parades of the cadets that is free to the public and truly enjoyable. if its football season, stop by and watch a tremendously hard fought battle between the cadets and their opponents. Its a small college atmosphere with big... More 

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Walterboro, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Went to The Citadel for the first time at Christmas time 2014 as the guest of a graduate who is a friend. We went to the Chapel for the Christmas Choral program.... excellent evening. The Chapel is beautiful and seeing it for the holidays was terrific. Took a tour of the grounds later. I was impressed. As a US Coast... More 

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MIAMI, FLORIDA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beautiful, pristine, compact campus. It won't take you more than 1/2 hour to poke around. Make sure you visit the beautiful chapel that has gorgeous stained glass windows. Children may find it fun, as there is big green field with some military relics.

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Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I felt like I was walking on hallowed grounds. There is a real sense of calm and reverence here. Plus, I'm a fan of Pat Conroy and need to see first hand some of what he spoke of.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My daughter and new son-in-law were married in Summerall Chapel in June. It was an inspiring nuptial mass in such a beautiful (and air conditioned) venue! The coordinator, organist and staff were helpful and proactive. Also, the folks at the Holliday Alumni Center (just a short walk from the chapel) were fantastic and facilitated a 6-hour, 3-stage reception which the... More 

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The Citadel grounds are lovely and the historical buildings are really something. It was much larger than I expected it to be, but worth the drive through.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Just had time to drive through but didn't want to miss this part of history. Got to see the cadets in a parade formation - grounds are lovely - feels like stepping back in history. Loved the campus and buildings - don't miss it.

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Greenville, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

enjoyed the gift shop and driving around the campus. Everyone we ran into were very nice and helpful as well.

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Athens, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It was nice to drive through the campus and observe the military hardware on the grounds and see the housing for the students set out as barracks as it is a military school

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Address: 171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, Charleston, SC
Phone Number: 843/953-5006
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston

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