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“You have to see it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Citadel

The Citadel
171 Moultrie Street, Charleston, SC 29409, Charleston, SC
843/953-5006
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Ranked #14 of 96 Attractions in Charleston
Type: Other, Cultural
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Owner description: A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“You have to see it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Just riding by the athletic field and barracks areas, you can feel the military presence here, in and around Charleston

Visited April 2013
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful Campus”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The Citadel is a beautiful campus and steeped in tradition. The cadets were well groomed, impeccably dressed, and very polite. We visited some of the buildings on campus and later attended a Citadel baseball game in Riley Park. Wonderful day!

Visited April 2013
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Worth the sidetrip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Decided to take a look at the Citadel after reading all about it in Pat Conroy's
books. We are not military people, but very respectful of all they do for our
country. This is where many start. We really enjoyed our walk around the lovely
campus and exciting to see the cadets moving about campus to attend classes;
all so well-groomed and well-dressed. Many interesting things to look at around
campus but you can only peek into their barracks (colorful tiled floors) and the
guards point out that you may not cross a particular line. A nice change of pace
but off the beaten path.

Visited April 2013
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Florida/North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“INSPIRATIONAL”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

We were so lucky. Arrived at The Citadel right after all the cadets got into formation for graduation practice on Wednesday, May 1st. Got wonderful video (with the music) of the practice - major highlight of our trip. It gave me goosebumps!

Visited May 2013
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Speculator, New York
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Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We saw the last parade of the season. It was excellent. It is a beautiful campus. There is a large bagpipe section in the band. It was very patriotic and impressive. I would have liked a guided tour to learn more about the history of the place.

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