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Duke University

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Address: Durham, NC
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Mr davies

Impressive complex. Much of the open spaces green . Includes Sarah P Duke gardens. Also Duke Chapel an impressive interior and Organ.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive complex. Much of the open spaces green . Includes Sarah P Duke gardens. Also Duke Chapel an impressive interior and Organ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit with school in or out. Beautiful gardens, great Medical Center. I may be biased because I have lived in Durham for years, but I never am disappointed.

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Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Duke Chapel, book store, Cameron Indoor, the Divinity School and walked around campus. The buildings are beautiful stone. The campus has slight rolling hills with side walks everywhere. The chapel is a work of art and must be seen. The Divinity school has a good sized chapel in it, just happened to be there while an organist... More 

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Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Duke campus is a very well planned and laid out place. The buildings are set within nature and they have done their best to make sure you don't feel like you're visiting a campus, but enjoying a beautiful nature walk.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our latest visit to campus was to move our son in for his Sophomore year. The new West Union had just opened so we went there for lunch and it was amazing. There are so many choices and types of cuisine and the prices were reasonable. Of course for the students the money will probably add up quickly because everything... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful campus. Chapel is amazing. Everyone is very friendly and helpful. Buildings have so much history and are architectural beautiful! Easily accessible by car to various locations on campus. Plenty of parking.

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Roslindale, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

My daughter wants to attend so we started college tours here. Beautiful campus. Excellent academic programs. She will be very lucky if she gets accepted!

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Mineral, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Visited with a bus load of boys and teachers from Harlem. Exposed the students to division 1 sports and higher education. Duke is the best! Great host!

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Nice area. Go to old west ninth at for shopping and drinks. Nice area. We stayed at a hotel Next to 85 .... Makes it easy to get around

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the RDU area, this is a must see. Duke is a gorgeous campus with incredible history. The combination of historic buildings with some very modern upgrades. I would recommend parking near the visitors / welcome center. Parking is $2 an hour. I would recommend at least an hour here. Great picture spots. Great spot to each... More 

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