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“Beautiful Campus”
Review of Duke University

Ranked #6 of 75 things to do in Durham
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Vienna, Austria
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beautiful Campus”
Reviewed April 26, 2013

The campus was absolutely beautiful and looked as though it had been plucked and modelled out of Europe's finest institutes of higher learning..

Visited April 2013
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Punta Gorda, Florida
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Most beautiful campus I've ever seen”
Reviewed April 25, 2013

I have to admit I am prejudiced. I graduated from Duke fifty years ago and just returned for my 50th reunion. Early April and spring was in full bloom. Though the campus has grown they have maintained the heart of both the old East and West campuses. It looks almost exactly the way it did in 1963.
The Duke gardens have been enlarged and improved. You have to experience them in the spring.
The town of Durham has vastly changed from a smelly tobacco town to a delightful city with the old warehouse and factory's turne in to restaurants nd shopping malls.

Visited April 2013
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Newport, Rhode Island
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great school”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

The college visit was very informative. It is a quality school in an intensive medical area. Not much in the area to visit.

Visited April 2013
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Zebulon, North Carolina
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55 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A beautiful University and setting.”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

This University is not red brick and mortar. It will keep you interested in walking the campus to see the old style buildings.A good time to go through the Duke Gardens or visit the Chapel.

Visited April 2013
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Duluth, Minnesota
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68 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Campus”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

I came here for a campus tour as a prospective student. The campus is stunning and grande, and although I don't see myself going to that school, it was very nice to visit. It wasn't, honestly, the most exciting place to visit but good for taking pictures. The only other thing that made the visit not very pleasant was that I had just injured my back and we were walking a lot. Ouch! Anyway, if you're around the area there's no reason not to go.

Visited April 2013
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