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Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Gorgeous campus, Jefferson's rotunda and vision for the university came through in our tour. Technological upgrades apparent in the classrooms.

Thank Rissa_13
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the campus and I had read that there are free tours offered by students but when we arrived it turns out these are not offered in summer so just be aware of this - I think there might be private tours that can...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in to see Jefferson's college. It was a very nice visit. More than once I asked someone directions and they took me where I wanted to go instead of just telling me. People were so friendly.

Thank J949FCanned
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a little extra time on our vacation and enjoyed driving around this beautiful campus. Wish we could see it in the fall.

Thank Volleyball4
Reviewed 1 week ago

The history is thick at UVA, The lawn is the first place I would visit. The University was originally designed by Jefferson. So, you get the Greek Revival architecture. A walking tour is best. The arena has many good sporting events and football games are...More

Thank JayB1r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty campus, lots of neo-classical architecture and dripping trees. Fun to see the UV athletes walking around.

Thank LindaRoseNY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built in a neo classical style with a magnificent dome it is a wonder. Columns everywhere. Awe inspiring. Jefferson was proud of three accomplishments . The Declaration of Independence , his law on religious freedom and this university. Great stories about its history.

Thank Dorten
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to UVA connects visitors not only to Thomas Jefferson and his commitment to public education, but to the foundations of American Democracy. A government that derives it's power from the people is dependent upon an informed and educated citizenry. Ergo, UVA and other...More

Thank beachNbuff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't say enough good things about the people, staff and students. Really a pleasure to be there. Everyone was very helpful and was able to answer all my questions. Look forward to my son coming here.

Thank cndrlla59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

UVA will be removed from list of colleges for our daughter. Rude people from admissions to everywhere we went on campus. We also visited Virginia Tech and what a difference in the people on campus. V Tech was friendly, welcoming and helpful everywhere we went....More

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June 9, 2018|
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Response from Fran T | Reviewed this property |
Did not take the official tour. Went with a friend who knows the area . Sorry !
May 9, 2018|
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Response from LHig2014 | Reviewed this property |
Got this off the website - not sure if it changes for summer, but the number to call is below! The Rotunda is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Historical Tours: During the academic year, historical tours are offered free... More
Micaela M
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
The tour is not necessary. You can definitely appreciate the architecture without it. I'd say tour is more for prospective students.