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“Great academics”
Review of Duke University

Ranked #6 of 80 things to do in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Daughter a student there....loves it
quality of programs, teachers, internships and wonderful Duke engage program

Thank martybluedog
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

The campus of Duke U, is a great excursion even if you don't have a would-be student. It's a very large campus - you can drive if you just want to get an idea of the different buildings. There's visitors parking for $2 and a very efficient visitor center. Her you can eat, shop and make a plan.
I was so impressed with the different academic buildings - Law, business, Science etc. but I really had to laugh as the sign pounted to 'The Chapel.' They really have to be kiidding calling it a chapel...it's really a cathedral. Stunning and beautiful - well worth a walk inside. We visited on a Sunday but even though the gift shop was closed, the campus was alive with many different summer camps in full swing....a true sign of how much the campus has to offer.
They also have an impressive Arts calendar so check for performances during your stay.

Thank Londonjack
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

If you are a Duke fan, this is a must see. The campus is beautiful and the chapel is fantastic. We were so lucky to bump into Coach K as he was coming out of his office during our visit.

Thank Zebra11
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

We couldn't figure out why the buildings looked so old, until we went to the Duke Homestead and were told that was the desired look. Visitor parking is seriously lacking (we were there on a Saturday or it would have been worse).

Thank glw1861
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

We spent 3 days exploring Duke University and felt that we'd just scratched the surface. We walked around the campus, drove along all of its many roads, toured the Nash Museum of Art and strolled twice through Duke Gardens. We enjoyed shopping in the tee shirt shop. The architecture and stonework is impressive, as are the grounds. What a beautiful and special university! (tip: parking is not free and beware, they ticket!)

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