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The Citadel

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Address: 171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
Phone Number: 843/953-5006
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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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One of our reunion group is a Citadel graduate and offered to arrange for a tour. We were escorted around the campus by two wonderful cadets who did an excellent job of explaining... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bountiful, Utah
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Bountiful, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of our reunion group is a Citadel graduate and offered to arrange for a tour. We were escorted around the campus by two wonderful cadets who did an excellent job of explaining what was going on with the different cadets, especially the freshmen or "nobs". It was very interesting and left us with a great impression of the institution... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always wanted to see he Citadel and really enjoyed seeing the grounds I could almost hear Pat Conroy shooting hoops

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were delighted with our visit to the Citadel. Our guide was very good and we learned a lot and enjoyed the tour. The chapel is beautiful.

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Thank daleh804
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had to see the Citadel. I had a great uncle who had worked at the Citadel for many years and had been brought up on the stories about everything that went on there. I was fantastic! Everyone was very helpful and polite. I loved the book store it is great!

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Thank Todd B
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place. Learn the History. watch the cadets. then travel to Ft Sumter and learn what the cadets actually did (start the civil war!

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Thank chrisoanderson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our city tour guide drove us through the campus of The Citadel. The grounds and buildings are impressive. It was nice to see the many students dressed so nicely in uniform and purposefully going to class or other activities.

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Thank Nancy D
Charleston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must see and experience the enthusiasm and dedication of these students. The uniforms, pageantry and history....ARE CHARLESTON.

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Thank Don Hurley Do C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful institution. The campus is awesome. I love the park that bis right outside the gates of the campus. This is also a wonderful place to watch a football game. I really like the stadium.

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Thank Kyle G
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As retired military officer, took some friends to see The Citadel -- and my first visit, too -- while we were vacationing in Charleston. Stately, fortress-like quadrangle and parade field was truly a beauty to behold. Met some cadets and visited their cathedral and bookstore; prideful, great experience. The Military College of South Carolina is a must-see venue for visitors... More 

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Andersonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

You can drive on in and tour the campus yourself. The grounds are immaculate and there are planes, tanks , troup carriers, helicopter, and missiles. You will see cadets walking around but they will not make eye contact with you. It was refreshing to see such a prestigious school. They had all sports facilities that we could see from our... More 

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