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Emory University

210 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA 30303
404 727 6123
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Ranked #25 of 194 attractions in Atlanta
Type: Educational Sites
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Johns Creek, Georgia, USA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

As an Emory alumni and periodic visitor to the Goizueta Business School for various events, I am always impressed with the campus architecture and surroundings. Given the quality of the education that students receive here, it is nice to have facitlities that are comparable. They appear to have a substantial upgrade to the hospital/Emory Health Care facility under way, which... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Emory University is no doubt a beautiful campus and its surrounding area is being revived into such a lively & vibrant place; with trendy restaurant like the Ink & Elm to more casual ones nearby, this is growing into a place where you go the school or work there, you eat, shop and play there. Prospective Uni students, have to... More

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Atlanta, GA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If it's a university that you want to visit, ok, why not? On the other hand it is just a university with university pubs and pizza parlors surrounding it. I guess if you can't find anything else to do for the day or evening; that'll work.

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Waterford, VA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Our guide was adorable & knew her stuff (except museum hours). Campus & facilities were gorgeous & clean! School seems too good to be true, which is my only hesitation. Lacked some "real" element - eg where were the students on a sunny midday Saturday? Thought I'd see more out playing frisbee, etc. maybe they really are all as studious... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

The university now has a developing "scene" with the small historic Village with a growing assortment of eating and drinking establishments and a small park. Emory Point, on the other end of campus and across from CDC, has a larger assortment of shops and eating establishment with a little less charm of the village but bringing more events ( free... More

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Atlanta, GA
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16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

If they ever build senior housing on campus I'll be first in line! Emory sets the tone for wel-educated lifetime learners. The reviewers are right-- it's pretty random architecturally. But theCarlos Museum and varied lectures and plays are good enough and frequent enough to satisfy a range of interests.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

No, folks, not something to look forward to but sometimes on a business trip, well, you get sick. Be assured that the Emory Midtown Hospital in downtown Atlanta is absolutely first-rate. Staff, facilities, and care are all that you can ask for. I attest to that from personal experience during an unplanned 2 day stay.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I study across town at GA State, I come to Emory for weekend study sessions because this place makes you fall in love with learning. The scenery, the facilities and the food options all come together well to create the perfect learning experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I would agree with a previous reviewer - Emory is a first rate university with a nice campus but not someplace I would consider a tourist spot.

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Beautiful campus with lots of new construction going on. Walkable because it's relatively small with minor hills. Beautiful gym. A small town in located nearby with some quality chain eateries (Chipotle, Panera) and small shops.

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