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The Citadel

171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, Charleston, SC
843/953-5006
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Ranked #18 of 106 Attractions in Charleston
Type: Other
Description: A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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346 reviews 346 reviews
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159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Well worth an hour of your time while visiting Charleston. Easily accessible. On-site parking free. Impressive.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

A very impressive campus outdone only by their uniformed students wandering around campus and downtown giving us a feeling of pride.

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Columbia, SC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Great place for visitors to check out when you visit charleston. This school is very unique and you won't be disappointed. Go by on a Friday afternoon for the Dress Parade!

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South Miami, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What an institution, we were amazed of how wonderful and beautiful the grounds were. The parking is tricky some parking is located in front of the church and the other by the cantina. The parade is incredible we were lucky it was a Friday and caught the parade. Wowwwwwww you cannot miss it.

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Canton, Georgia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We came to drive through since our son in law attended this years ago. Wow Is all I can say - what a college and campus. I peered thru the gates as we drove by to see them marching and keeping guard. The grounds were immaculately kept. I am happy we were able to see this part of history

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Carolina shores NC
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Talk about Southern history! A must see if you are into American history. The grounds and the buildings are very well kept, reflecting their 19th century heritage. We have gone on a Friday to see the Commanding General's review of the Cadet Corps, which is enjoyed by all. The school spirit is very high and carries over to Saturday's football... More

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Albany, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Definitely worth a visit just to see the wonderful campus. We explored for a little while and it was interesting to hear about the various alumni and their influence in various wars

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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Our bus stopped on campus for lunch in one of the Cidadel canteens. Visited the Summerall Chapel and had two sharp young cadets take on a short informative trip around the square. Very enjoyable.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We visited during our walks in history tour. Lots of history for the history buffs. We went inside and was given a lot of historical info about the place. A must see.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

A gem. Beautiful campus, loads of history, interesting museum, lovely buildings with character. Go on Friday afternoon to see a parade during school term. Get a guidebook and learn a little about the history of the place and it's graduates - or go through the museum. Paintings in the library are worth the trip alone. Well worth a few hours.... More

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