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Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Phone Number: +1 434-924-0311
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Private Civil War History Half-Day Tour
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Nice campus

We were in town for a baseball tournament at the university baseball stadium. I decided to explore the campus and surrounding area. What a gorgeous place. As he did at Monticello... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were in town for a baseball tournament at the university baseball stadium. I decided to explore the campus and surrounding area. What a gorgeous place. As he did at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's vision created a very workable space designed to benefit the students in their studies. I also visited a gift shop across the street and loaded up on... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went off and visited the University, Saw the famous courtyard and then in town walked the mall. Had a good time.

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

UVA has a lovely campus. Be sure to visit the historic and well maintained Rotunda, which dates back to the founder, Thomas Jefferson. The famous lawn, lined with student housing, is a pretty walk (though UVA mistakenly allows students living there to plaster their doors with unsightly junk). Several dining options are a short walk away at the "corner" area.... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in a college town, so I was drawn to the energy here. It's an impressive and beautiful campus, an anchor for the city.

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Timonium, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Okay, so they are a bit too impressed with themselves and a bit smug about some aspects of the school they claim to be distinctive but it is hard to argue with their track record. The tour guide was candid in admitting some of the things that the admissions office would prefer you not hear or even to deny. Thomas... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I could do it all over, I would go to school here. Gorgeous campus and town, fun restaurants right across the street. I love the history of the Lawn.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on campus for the third time in three years to attend the University of Miami/UVA football game at Scott stadium. Once again as fall colors abounded we reflected on the glories of this Jefferson designed campus and the history that abounds there. The stadium itself was easy to negotiate, a short walk from campus and with ample seating.... More 

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Annandale, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Monticello and decided to enjoy the beautiful weather by walking around the campus. Despite arriving during a home football game, was able to parking in the garage at 14th Street and walked up to the green. Awesome.

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Thank Lou F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went up for a 3 day weekend as we do every year. UVA is my husband's alma mater. We love to explore the campus and tailgate at the Colonnade Club. Highlights of the campus are: The Lawn, Rotunda Tour and the Corner. Don't forget to engage the foodie within by sampling the best restaurants in Charlottesville downtown. Also visit... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds of UVA are picturesque college perfection. Steeped in history, blessed with stunning architecture, you can't help but enjoy a walk or a tour through the center of Mr Jeffersons academically village.

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