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Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: 434-924-0311
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Walk the grounds. They are historical and lovely. What a gorgeous campus. The Rotunda is newly remodeled and a must see.

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kinderhook, United States
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kinderhook, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walk the grounds. They are historical and lovely. What a gorgeous campus. The Rotunda is newly remodeled and a must see.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The University of Virginia was founded by Thomas Jefferson, and is located in the heart of Charlottesville, Virginia. The 'Corne'r is where the students gather, and the campus is a tribute to the vision of our 3rd president. Student guides are available for tours of this historic campus. Not to be missed on any trip to central Virginia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Many buildings, parks , educational facilities that are fully functional in this age. See the rotunda and other historical structures.'just drive through and see the other. Beautiful!

Thank Carol W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the campus after having been to Monticello. It was impressive to walk through the newly renovated Rotunda and then out onto the green to see Jefferson's plan brought to life. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm an architecture and historic preservation buff, so this is someplace I've always wanted to go. It's amazing. There was renovation going on, which is to be expected in a place that is as old and still in use as this one. Poe's dorm room was my favorite thing - but the architecture on the historic campus really blew me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss visiting this world class university designed by Thomas Jefferson. Head to the visitor's center located on the lower level of the Rotunda which is the large domed building on Main Street resembling his home, Monticello. Take a tour and you will learn more than you imagined about UVA. By the way, instead of calling this place a campus,... More 

Thank Sharron L
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

UVA has such a beautiful campus! I walked around the "village" of shops. Cobblestoned sidewalks. Able to go in the newly renovated rotunda. Historic. Beautifully preserved. Beautiful views even in the rain and gloominess. A few hills to climb but overall an easy walk around the campus. Attended a wedding in the UVA chapel. Beautiful with stained glass windows, wooden... More 

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to arrive in town for a few days visit, just a week after the UVA Campus Rotunda had re-opened after a four year period of restoration and preservation. The building looks incredible, inside and out. The cosmetic finish is of the highest standard and the furnishings equally so. The library is impressive. The peaceful atmosphere with... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds were absolutely beautiful and reminded me of simpler times. The Lawn was especially impressive, and reminded me of the way things used to be. The grass was well-maintained, and the ridges flowed like Mr. Jefferson's pen upon writing the Declaration of Independence. I also recommend visiting: the East Gardens, the Berlin Wall piece, and Edgar Allen Poe's former... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is worth a stop if you are in the area to visit Monticello. The main building is magnificent. I wish we were there at a time when we could have gone on a tour.

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