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Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-924-0311
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UVA is one of the best public universities in the United States. Wonderful architecture and tucked into Charlottesvile.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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VA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

UVA is one of the best public universities in the United States. Wonderful architecture and tucked into Charlottesvile.

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Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautiful campus although since my son is a student I don't think of it as a tourist attraction. Beautiful campus although the University of Georgia is equally beautiful and if not for the rotunda would easily surpass UVA in architecture.

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Charlottesville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for cheap eats in Charlottesville, there are better places than the UVA.We went there thinking that UVA was a restaurant, but discovered it is also a sports and recreation facility. You can watch all types of games, and participate in many of them. You can eat at the games and in many of building around the... More 

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Portugal
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

While in Charlottesville, we walked the grounds of UVA. It was one weekend before graduation. Beautiful!! The Rotunda was under construction, so we didn't get to see it, but it is a beautiful place for a quiet walk.

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Gurgaon, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I visited UOV and was impressed by the amalgamation of old world charm and the modernity that defines the university. I took a tour through the corridors and roads which goes back to the time when Jefferson built it. I also expetrienced the modernization of the university and how beautifully the two have been juxtaposed. The serene atmosphere, the lush... More 

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Houston, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

UVA in Charlottesville, VA is considered a "public Ivy" and is ranked as the number one public university in the nation. The campus (known as The Grounds) is spectacular and is a testament to the brilliance to our nations founder, Thomas Jefferson. UVA was the very first public (non religious) based university in the nation when it was founded in... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Your imagination can work overtime here.......so let it. This campus is considerably larger than I thought it might be. Generally, schools that have been around for a long time are geographically compact, as transportation between buildings was limited to walking.

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Point Pleasant, West Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Beautiful campus- definitely worth checking out if you are in Charlottesville. We enjoyed driving through the campus and seeing all the historic building and rotunda.

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185 reviews 185 reviews
59 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Love the grounds of this University...steeped in history and tradition, it remains a beautiful testament to Thomas Jefferson's architectural genius. It is the quintessentially beautiful University.

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Riverview, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We hadn't planned on visiting the University, but we were staying only a couple of blocks away from it, so we drove around/through it. It has some beautiful Colonial buildings, but for a tourist, to stop and look around is not an easy task; most parking is for students and staff. But we are glad we made the effort to... More 

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