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The Citadel

171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Amazing young men and women

My wife and I visited this campus especially wanting to see the cadets parade. The campus is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rick J
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Richland, Washington, United States
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Charming, historical setting

We just explored the campus and were impressed with the facilities, architecture and general... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jackd_10
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Nahant, Massachusetts
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A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“parade ground” (28 reviews)
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171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
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"beautiful campus"
in 61 reviews
"military college"
in 52 reviews
"parade ground"
in 28 reviews
"dress parade"
in 25 reviews
"friday afternoon parade"
in 21 reviews
"west point"
in 14 reviews
"pat conroy"
in 11 reviews
"young men and women"
in 9 reviews
"great school"
in 7 reviews
"book store"
in 7 reviews
"open to the public"
in 8 reviews
"south carolina"
in 18 reviews
"bus tour"
in 7 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 10 reviews
"gift shop"
in 16 reviews
"walk around"
in 8 reviews
"lots of history"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I visited this campus especially wanting to see the cadets parade. The campus is beautiful and young cadets in dress whites we're everywhere eager to answer questions. But the parade was an extremely emotional and beautiful thing!! So greatful for these outstanding...More

Thank Rick J
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We just explored the campus and were impressed with the facilities, architecture and general atmosphere.

Thank jackd_10
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Citadel in late afternoon and had the pleasure of having two cadets from this outstanding Military College board our bus and give an excellent talk about life at the Citadel. Then we made a loop around the parade field looking at...More

Thank josephrdrexler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not visit any building in particular, but took a driving tour and stopped to take a few pics. This is a beautiful campus and worth a stop if you have the time.

Thank mushroommarlene
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I dropped off a friend at the airport, on the way back we self toured the Citadel. In total awe of the location and the college as we walked the field and witnessed a C 130 pass over ....

1  Thank frcia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've always admired those who serve or served and to those that attend the Citadel. Even though I played ball at the cross town rival CSU, my respect still goes out to the cadets as not many truly understand the sacrifice and lifestyle these cadets...More

1  Thank Artie A
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We drove thru the campus and saw nary a soul that afternoon Obviously term must be out at the moment Nice compact campus- talks a special student to attend here We need more of them

2  Thank jfadds
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

This is a quick drive through to look at this university or take more time and stop in the visitors center. We had the opportunity to see the Corp of Cadets practicing parade marching. They have parades on Fridays. The buildings are all in the...More

2  Thank edgars20132015
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Went with my son for a visit this past weekend. Cadet Daniel was our guide and he was great at telling us what is expected and the traditions. We fell in love with the atmosphere and the people there. Now to make that decision.

Thank taylorscreed
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The campus is spectacular. Definitely worth a drive to the campus and make sure you drive past the parade grounds.

Thank brjjk
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Chelsea S
28 March 2018|
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Response from edgars20132015 | Reviewed this property |
I would assume there is no fee as this is a state university. I would suggest you call the Visitors Center and discuss wanting to take the tour to see if they will put you with another group. We are older so a walking tour... More
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Pat W
11 February 2018|
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Response from Benbowers117 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Originally it wasn’t until the early 90s. When the first female was admitted to the college. (It didn’t go well for her) but eventually over the years, the Corps of Cadets percentage of women increased. I believe... More
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15 October 2017|
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Response from CoachK2525 | Reviewed this property |
Will definitely love parade that is mid afternoon on Friday....The campus is overall open as far as viewing and taking in. Specific requests and activities are on the website and they do respond to inquiries pretty quickly..
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