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The Citadel

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Address: 171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
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A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired...

A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.

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We were lucky to see the campus and visited the school church. There is a lot of history to the campus, it would have been nice to have a single tour for just the campus.

Reviewed 4 days ago
chagresjim
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were lucky to see the campus and visited the school church. There is a lot of history to the campus, it would have been nice to have a single tour for just the campus.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love to take visitors on a tour through the Citadel campus. The compound is impressive and it is really great to time the visit when cadets are in formation.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here to walk around after a tour took us through the campus. Very impressive and interesting.

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Thank BuckTravel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic college with pretty campus. Lots of "war toys" scattered around the grounds - tanks, cannons, planes and helicopters.

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Thank Edith E
South Windsor, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an hour tour and it was wonderful. We entered the chapel for a 20 minute overview and walked through the center areas.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to see my not-so-little-anymore cousin march in the last parade of the year with his class. We ended up sitting next to the library director who told us that the pipe band was one of the few to march in the Edinborough Military tattoo and we were all rightfully impressed. If you're going to watch the parade, take... More 

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Portland, Maine
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read several Pat Conroy novels prior to our trip to Charleston I wanted to visit The Citadel. It does not take long to walk around and get a feel for this military academy. Seeing the large sized Citadel Ring was very interesting as was a visit to the bookstore. This might not be a place everyone might bother with... More 

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Highlands, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband went to the Citadel and therefore I wanted to see it. There's also a gift shop and free parking.

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Freeport, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We merely drove thru the grounds but it was well worth driving thru since the access was easy and only 10 minutes from downtown. All white buildings were impressive

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Suwanee, Georgia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plan your weekend to go on Friday afternoon to see the dress parade with the Corps of Cadets. Last about an hour. There are bleachers to sit in. Or, stand under the trees on the opposite side to get a close up view of the corps. Beautiful historic campus on the banks of the Ashley River. Nothing like a typical... More 

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