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“Jefferson's University”

University of Virginia
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Private Civil War History Half-Day Tour
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

We visited the University mostly to see the original Jefferson layout of the Rotunda and Academical Village. It's an interesting and worthwhile stop if you are in Charlottesville. The only problem, as with any college is parking

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Enquire about a tour at the rotunda. This was excellent. Loved the lawn rooms. Also close to the town centre, short walk from train station. Well worth the effort.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

The architecture is lovely, and it is easy to get around to campus. There are really two campus' but both are easily accesable.

Thank grammy6699
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Reviewed April 20, 2013

What a quaint experience to walk on the lawn and see the room that Edgar Allan Poe had when he was a student at the University of Virginia.

The guide said it is an honor to live in a room on the lawn but we felt the rooms were not as nice as a dorm room.

The University grounds are so large and we walked and walked and still did not see everything.

It is a beautiful university and there are some amazing stores nearby that are in walking distance.

Thank Nancy B
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

For a big public university two weeks before exams and graduation, I couldn't believe how glad everyone is to see visitors. They love their school as well they should. Take a student-led tour of the Rotunda! The young man who showed us around just made our whole vacation. Good luck in law school, Tyler!

Thank PatrickP28144
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