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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, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Educational Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Walking

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Matoaca, Virginia, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We will miss "having" to go to UVA and Charlottesville and surrounding areas, now that our daughter has graduated. Would love to go there much more (and live there), but is not possible with all our family. :)

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Toronto, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

A gorgeous place. The architecture is really nice. A lovely place for photos and very historic and educational. Parts were under renovations when we went though, so not as photoesque as I wished it was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

What a great place to have been a "student". I know I was there for four tremendous years, and I look forward to going back again as much as I can handle

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I visited UVA for the football game against UNC in October. I have traveled to several of UNC's away football games and was looking forward to visiting UVA; however, I was disappointed upon arrival. The lack of signage alone is frustrating! We had no clue how to get to the football stadium aside from following everyone else walking in the... More 

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Keswick, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

So you have company, and they want to see UVA but they don't need a long tour...take them up to the Lawn and Poe's room...they'll be wowed by the Rotunda designed by Jefferson and like Monticello. Steep yourself in history while student throw frisbees on the lawn with family members.

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Troutville, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went to see Coach Bennett's radio show at Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday night and Davidson game on Tuesday. Great!

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We found out about the UVa historical tour from the Visitors' Center downtown. We had no plans on heading to UVa but based upon what the rep at the Visitors' Center said, we decided to go. We did have a little bit of trouble finding exactly where the tour started (the building) but after that it was incredible. Our tour... More 

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New York City, New York
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140 reviews 140 reviews
48 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Picture perfect, down to the rocking chairs on the green and Poe's old room. Many lovely buildings. A charming stroll that may inspire your kids to study harder!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wish Rotinda was open..under construction for next two years. I liked walking around and also enjoyed seeing the flyers on students doors of what they were going to achieve befor 2015 graduation!

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quebec
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104 reviews 104 reviews
40 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We could not leave without visiting the campus. There are renovations ongoing but the detour is well worth it to discover the green with the residences on either side and try to imagine the students that studied there over a century ago. Including Edgar Allan Poe who never graduated!

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