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Beautiful campus!

The campus at Duke is beautiful! The architecture is incredible! If you visit in the Spring or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan J
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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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Fantastic early 20th century investment by the Duke family. The "new" campus is a beautiful gothic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jeff3545
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Dallas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The campus at Duke is beautiful! The architecture is incredible! If you visit in the Spring or Summer, be sure to see the Sara Duke Gardens, a beautiful place for pictures and perfect venue for weddings. A must see is the Duke Chapel. My son...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic early 20th century investment by the Duke family. The "new" campus is a beautiful gothic fantasy that just reeks of American money (in this case well deployed) and ambition. Say what you will about the faculty's politics, but this is an important institution and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a guided tour of campus that lasted 1-1.5hrs. Lovely campus even on a hot and humid summer day. Student tour guide was smart enough to duck into various buildings for much of the tour so we could benefit from the air conditioning....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken aback by Duke's beauty and quiet feel despite its reputation for sports. Driving down a long, wooded driveway, my friends and I were able to find parking and begin our self guided tour for only a few dollars. The paths are Duke...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Duke gardens are amazing and we were blown away. There is a koi pod with oversized Lillie’s, sculptures and plenty photo options. The Chapel is beautiful. Campus student center is cool and welcomes diversity.

Thank M P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the campus today and it is a lot of walking. More than that.....you have to find a place to park WITHOUT getting towed. There is a lot of construction going on so that was a problem. The campus is top notch! My highschooler...More

Thank Baybug2012
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even though I am from CT and a loyal UConn fan, I will admit that the Duke University campus is gorgeous. Smaller then I thought. Great to walk around. Fantastic student union building. Beautiful cathedral in the center of the campus as well as botanical...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

In most of the Triangle, parking in the evening for events such as the American Dance Festival has a minimum to no charge. But at Duke, whether it's for an event, the hospital, or one of its clinics, you will pay by the hour. For...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I was there for less than 24 hours but I made time to visit this beautiful campus. It is definitely breathtaking. It's walkable. I really enjoyed the gardens, I spent a lot of time there. The Chapel was beautiful and of course had to get...More

Thank Leslie H
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

There was rain and construction when we visited so it took a while to make our way around. It was nice visiting the campus though and the students we encountered were very friendly. Make sure to visit when the campus store is open. I would...More

Thank Jonathan F
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lovetotravel915
11 July 2018|
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Response from Thilo H | Reviewed this property |
You can park the Duke Hilton and walk the 10 minutes to campus
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Response from FamilyTraveler623 | Reviewed this property |
I would try and specify this when making arrangements for your official tour. If you have a potential student for the team, I am sure they will want him to meet the coaches and see the stadium. We did not see it while... More
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Karin G
30 May 2017|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
You can see the university at any time. The chapel is generally open unless there is a private event such as a wedding. The closest you'll get to Cameron is probably the attached Hall of Fame and Museum. The interior of... More
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