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“Must see”
Review of Villa Kathrine

Villa Kathrine
Ranked #2 of 14 things to do in Quincy
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Quincy, Illinois
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Must see”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

The Villa Kathrine is a must see when you visit Quincy. It is a beautiful example of Moorish architecture. The view of the Mississippi River is also great! Take the time to stop by & see it. You wont be disappointed.

Visited September 2012
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English first
Chesterfield, Missouri
Level 6 Contributor
401 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“We finally broke down and visited”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

After 60+ years visiting relatives in Quincy we finally stopped and looked around the Villa Kathrine, a great old home overlooking the Mississippi from the highest bluffs in the area.

Although showing it's age, it is apparent that there is a cadre of interested folks who want to preserve this old mansion built for love unrequited.

It is definitely worth the trip, and visiting the museum.

Visited January 2013
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Quincy, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
44 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Worth the time”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Villa Katherine is the Tourists Information hot spot for points of interests in and around Quincy. The Villa Katherine is a very unique building, originally a residence for an eccentric who had a taste for mid-Eastern architecture. Self guided tours are available for a small fee.
The Villa Katherine is situated on a bluff which overlooks the Mississippi River and provides a nice view towards Missouri.

Visited October 2012
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Quincy, IL
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Only example of Moorish architecture on Mississippi River”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Excellent tour of a total restored mansion. Unique in its value. I definite must see in Quincy. Also serves as a visitor center

Visited July 2013
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Burlington, Iowa
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Inspiration!”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

The mansion was a place that the first time I visited it fifteen years ago was devoid of personalty. In the time since then they have filled the rooms with furniture and are trying to bring back part of the home to the house. I enjoyed it as did my family that was with me.

Visited January 2013
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