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Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
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All reviews beautiful campus academical village edgar allen poe dorm room great school student rooms designed by thomas jefferson lawn area free tour rotunda tour steeped in history world heritage site walk around lots of history self guided tour students uva
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully laid out, excellent architecture, lovely landscaping. It's a great college town and the campus is great to walk around.

Thank RYC88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am from Arizona and visited UVA for an information session and campus tour while on fall break. We sat through an informative, but long, admission session about applying to the school and general info. The admissions person seemed very knowledgeable and helpfully answered many...More

Thank Cameron T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed driving around and checking out the campus. Unfortunately it is hard to park the car and it is a tremdously large campus.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I walk through the Grounds of the University several times a week. I love walking around the Rotunda and Lawn, which are the center of Mr. Jefferson's "academical village." The gardens behind the Lawn Pavilions are beautiful and worth the time to explore all ten.

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most American university architecture is pretentious and derivative, but the campus of the University of Virginia, originally designed by Thomas Jefferson himself, is one of a kind and well worth visiting if you're in the area. The wounds from the 2017 debacle run very deep....More

Thank DrGoldin
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We walked around the Rotunda and gardens. Excellent historical information that tied well to our Jefferson home tour the prior day.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We got there when students arrived but it we missed the busy times. It is a great walk down the Lawn and in the gardens. The Rotunda tour is highly recommended. The corner is a short walk for lunch. Parking is available by the bookstore...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful grounds, helpful staff easy to find buildings every building is named and signs are posted everywhere. I love the bus service convenient to get to buildings around grounds.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

It was slightly cooler to walk around at night on a hot Labor Day weekend. We were surprised you could walk around so freely. The rocking chairs outside student rooms and notes on almost every room door about well-known previous occupants added interest. Statue of...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 31 August 2018

IT WAS FUN INTERESTING INFORMATIVE RELAXING TO VISIT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA you will enjoy walking around and exploring the area well worth your time you will be glad you stopped and visited JOSEPH M. OTT, A.S.,B.A.,M.A.,C.C.H.

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9 June 2018|
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Response from Fran T | Reviewed this property |
Did not take the official tour. Went with a friend who knows the area . Sorry !
9 May 2018|
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Response from LHig2014 | Reviewed this property |
Got this off the website - not sure if it changes for summer, but the number to call is below! The Rotunda is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Historical Tours: During the academic year, historical tours are offered free... More
Micaela M
2 October 2017|
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
The tour is not necessary. You can definitely appreciate the architecture without it. I'd say tour is more for prospective students.