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Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-924-0311
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Activities: Walking
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Beautiful and Historic

Beautiful campus with many old buildings that date back to Thomas Jefferson. Grounds are very green and is very nice to walk around. Across the street from downtown... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful campus with many old buildings that date back to Thomas Jefferson. Grounds are very green and is very nice to walk around. Across the street from downtown Charlottesville making it easy for access to stores and shops.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Although it was a pretty day to tour the UVA, the Rotunda is going through renovations. None the less, the campus is very nice to walk around and see the various buildings.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

UVA is a nice walkable campus. It is also part of a big city so you have both those things going on. Nice and beautiful.

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Bethesda, MD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I'm not reviewing the University, but there's no separate entry for the JPJ. We saw Paul McCartney there last week and had a fantastic time. The size of the JPJ was just right. Not too small, but not too large either. We had seats on the first concourse back from the stage (section 108, row K, iirc). Not close enough... More 

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Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We stopped in Charlottesville for a couple of days on the way home from a business meeting. The University of Virginia is a beautiful campus with about as much history as any university in the country. If in the area I would definitely recommend a walk through this beautiful campus. This comes from a graduate of the University of Mississippi... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

So interesting to see the buildings Jefferson designed and built. The original quad is a must see. Renovation is currently underway on the domed library.

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Atwater, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We really liked just walking around the lawn area, even though the Rotunda is under construction for another year. There are tons of small adorable gardens, lots of grand buildings and some great history to read up on. People are very friendly.

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Charlottesville, VA, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

You need to see the Rotunda but it is under renovation right now. The Lawn is nice and the Serpentine Walls are iconic. Park in the garage and walk around for an hour or so.

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Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I liked everything, it's like walking around a museum of 18th-19th century culture. Too ancient for my teens, though.

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Church Hill, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

like most established cities, parking within the heart of town is difficult to find. our Bed and Breakfast had reserved parking passes which was great for our lodging and private parking as well in the back.

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Address: Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-924-0311
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville

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