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“Toured Duke University: Astounding Magnificent”
Review of Duke University

Ranked #6 of 75 things to do in Durham
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Rio Linda, California, United States
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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“Toured Duke University: Astounding Magnificent”
Reviewed December 22, 2013

We were lucky enough to enjoy a tour of Duke University by a current student. The University looks like they took a chunk of Edinburgh, Scotland and plunked it right down in Durham! The chapel is, of course, the most prominent structure, but a tour of the athletic department is pretty phenomenal too. We had a bite at the college's School of Divinity cafeteria. Then, toured the rest of this gorgeous campus. A "must see" if visiting NC.

Visited November 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Outstanding Gothic Architecture”
Reviewed October 30, 2013

The campus of Duke University has outstanding Gothic architecture. The stone buildings especially Duke Chapel is very impressive. Duke Hospital is also impressive. Duke has two campuses East and West with the West Campus the larger and most interesting of the two. Campus is large for the number of students because of the medical center and the large amount of research at Duke. If you are in the areas stop by Duke and look at it. Looks more like an English campus or an Ivy school up north.

Visited October 2013
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Durham, North Carolina
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“Impressive campus - must explore”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

The architecture is lovely and the stone wall around the campus is an excellent invigorating walk. Don't miss the bell tower

Visited October 2013
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Atlanta
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138 reviews
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“College info session and tour were awesome”
Reviewed October 19, 2013

My daughter and I attended an info session and campus tour as she prepares to apply. The campus and what it offers students is so impressive. We hope our daughter gets accepted and decides to go here!

Visited October 2013
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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152 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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“Wow!”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

It is easy to see why this is one of the premier universities in the nation. We loved the old architecture best. It's a large campus!

Visited September 2013
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