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“Just gorgeous” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Duke University

Ranked #6 of 74 things to do in Durham
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Durham, North Carolina
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Just gorgeous”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2011

Wonderful neo gothic campus, well worth a visit for the chapel and gardens alone.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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178 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Best place to attend school, or spend an hour visiting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2011

Great, consistent architecture. Beautiful setting, very different than Durham or UNC Chapel Hill

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A Beautiful Campus”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2011

One of the most beautiful campuses in the US. The buildings in the core of an unusual stone in a convincing neo-Gothic style. All are situated amidst trees and rolling green hills. Walking is a challenge due to the hills and parking is not easy.

Visited November 2011
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Santa Fe
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63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A model for the classic collegiate campus.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2011

Prospective students will likely fall in love with the grounds and the setting.

Visited November 2011
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Duke university is quite nice place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2011

Duke campus is quite nice, and has lots of trees. if you visit the university, you should go to Sara P Duke Gardens well. It is a well maintained garden, has plenty of flowers. Although November is not its best time, I can still sense the beauty when flowers are in blossom. There are quite nice trails to walk on, and you could stop by the pool, where you will spot some black necked swan. Quite nice.

Visited November 2011
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