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University of Virginia

Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-924-0311
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Educational Sites, Cultural
Activities: Walking
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Educational Sites, Cultural
Activities: Walking

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Toano, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Lovely period architecture, well kept grounds, and considerate, helpful people. Traffic gets kind of heavy at times and have to deal with pedestrians at times (or even be one yourself), but it's still manageable.

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Evansville, Indiana
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We attended the Fall Fling at UVA. It was a well organized event and very informational. The institution has a lot of history and the architecture was phenomenal. The campus tour was well orchestrated and the tour guide was extremely informative.

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Fishertown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Everyone needs to walk around the campus. The buildings are beautiful and everyone is pleasant. The campus is pedestrian friendly.

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Palmyra, VA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One needs to be careful in making these assessments. UVA is routinely rated among the very best state universities in the US, yet it serves a too-small proportion of eligible students, in-state and out, living in the past, the bourbon and pecan past of Southern culture. It is only moderately accommodating to minorities of race and religion, while continuing to... More 

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Monument, Colorado, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Whether you are visiting on a college tour or as someone just interested in the architecture and history of the university, you will not be disappointed. The history, tradition, architecture and people that make up the university are bar none. It is beautiful in all seasons but especially in the spring. Be sure to take the college tour that will... More 

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charlottesville
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82 reviews 82 reviews
14 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The University of Virginia has a gorgeous campus (called "the grounds") but its centerpiece, the Rotunda, is closed for repairs for at least the next year. It is still a spectacular sight but you cannot go inside or stand on its steps and look over the Lawn. There is still plenty to see walking across the Lawn, which is a... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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203 reviews 203 reviews
51 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We went for an away game and this campus is gorgeous with a capital "G" and the stadium is quite nice and very accessible. Lots of amenities nearby, a free downtown trolley--C'ville and UVA has it all.Would not hesitate to do a road game here again

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Crozet, Virginia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Located in the center of Charlottesville. The buildings and grounds are spectacular. Academically rated number 2 in the country for a public university. Thomas Jefferson founded the university and designed many of the buildings.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
41 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We did not take any tour but enjoyed a long walk on this beautiful campus. The rotunda was closed for renovations so we could not go inside but walking down the lawn and looking back was wonderful. We were there on a sunny day and the lawn had students sitting and enjoying the weather.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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168 reviews 168 reviews
41 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

While in Charlottesville, my wife and I wanted to visit the UVa grounds after seeing Monticello and learning about the significance of UVa to founder Thomas Jefferson. It was a bit tricky to find information about tours offered on the UVa grounds. We stumbled upon the historical tour after we thought there was only a prospective student tour. We really... More 

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