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“Great visit!”
Review of The Citadel

The Citadel
Ranked #14 of 237 things to do in Charleston
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Owner description: A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
Arlington, Virginia
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87 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great visit!”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

I visited The Citadel with a senior high school group from Virginia. We had the honor and privilege to meet with Pat Conroy who spoke to us about his time at the college and his writing of "The Lords of Discipline". For a lover of Mr. Conroy's writing, it was an opportunity of a lifetime. For the students who have been introduced to him, they will look back one day and appreciate the significance of this meeting with one of the best writers of our times. The Citadel staff was very accommodating and I applaud them for making such a day happen.

Visited March 2013
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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“Duty, honor, respect”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Laid back self-guided tour including museum. Picked up map and info in library. Chapel is impressive with state flags and stained-glass.

Visited March 2013
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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182 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Absolutely Beautiful”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

I enjoyed every minute I spent on this campus. The chapel, the library, the buildungs, are all amazing. The people extremely friendly and helpful with directions.

Visited April 2012
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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102 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Remember Now Thy Creator in the Days of Thy Youth”
Reviewed February 10, 2013

These words are inscribed at the chapel on the campus of the Citadel. I witnessed a parade of the cadets in revue with full military honor in the accompaniment of bagpipes. Check the website for dates, but it is a don't miss visit.

Visited February 2013
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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
“Beautiful Campus / enjoyed the parade”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

We visited this military college campus for the first time since we moved to Charleston. We had heard so much about it. My kids really enjoyed the military helicopter, the student cadets dressed in their uniforms marching on a beautiful field, the cannons being shot, etc. We are so happy we moved to Charleston!

Visited January 2013
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