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Address: Durham, NC
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Beautiful architect and campus

The campus is spread out as east and west. The west campus has beautiful old buildings. The Sarah Duke Gardens are a must see too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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168 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The campus is spread out as east and west. The west campus has beautiful old buildings. The Sarah Duke Gardens are a must see too.

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North Carolina
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116 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Reminiscent of English university grounds--large oaks, original granite buildings are stunning especially during quiet times. Chapel interior and exterior are worthy of a visit--catch a concert or service.

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NC
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Duke campus is a must visit, if you are in the RDU area. The campus sits in the Duke Forest, with nature sitting in the back drop. The Cathedral is a must visit and so is the Duke Garden if you're here.

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Oslo, Norway
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If I was ever to study again, I would go here. A grand and fantastic campus, with lot's of history. And great activities for the students in a wide specter of sports and other activities. Also a very impressive library.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently, those in charge at Duke have secured their staff parking spots and just don't care about their average visitors. To add insult to injury - not only does one have to walk - very long distances - they feel the need to charge their guest to park. Seriously? Does not Duke have enough money that with their parking all... More 

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Culpeper, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is a huge duke fan, has been for 25 years. But he has never been there. I surprised him with Duke Basketball tickets for Christmas. We traveled 4 hours for the game and stayed the weekend near by. The campus is beautiful, we also really enjoyed the Duke super store!! Go Blue Devils!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gothic architecture on main campus, Georgian architecture on East Campus. Grassy quads for strolling, and lots of benches to just sit and enjoy the DUKE ambiance. Cameron Indoor Stadium exciting to visit for a home game, and Basketball Museum an outstanding tribute to past and present athletes, men and women, in all sports. Don't miss it; helpful volunteers (some former... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been having a very difficult time with my back. I tried several different options but none worked. Due to previous experience at Duke Medical I travel four hours to seek their opinion. It worked out well. I was unformed of the problem and what needed to be done. A very positive experience again for me.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Beautiful campus - just as we thought it would be. The chapel is gorgeous though it was undergoing renovations, Overall it is a must do when in the Durham area

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I always wanted to visit a university campus and Duke was exactly what I expected. A great place, well taken care of. I thought I was watching a movie with students moving around or sitting on the grass doing their lessons. I wish I could stay longer.

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