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University of Virginia

Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We arrived here too early for a tour, so we wandered around ourselves. There is parking ($2 for an hour) just off the main road and it's very easy to find. A few of the buildings look like they are period but mostly the buildings...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 2 days ago

lovely spot to walk any time of day, steeping oneself in history and architecture. the university has highlighted the horrific facts about how it was built on the backs of slaves

Thank acodd2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I always enjoy walking through historic places. This campus was absolutely stunning. I hope the students appreciate the history associated with this marvelous facility. It was wonderful to be able to tour the domed building.

Thank 4Jackson2c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the college campus designed by Thomas Jefferson in the 1820s. Still maintains its history. There is a nice exhibit in the rotunda and plenty to see.

Thank wexplorers
Reviewed 5 days ago

The University of Virginia is a historic public college which exudes post-colonial Old South architecture and design. They have beautiful buildings and green areas, and the true historic nature of the school can be found in the numerous statues around campus.

Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stunning history and buildings. Walked through the entire campus and enjoyed every inch. Sad that such negativity had to be in town when I was there

Thank kristinl345
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

UVA exudes specialness. The grounds are impeccably maintained. The original campus was designed by Jefferson, and is beautiful with a distinct historic flavor. The football stadium looks like a great place to watch a game, and all other athletic facilities are ACC worthy. The medical...More

Thank sjtcjft
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a graduate of UVA, I can only attest to the beautiful grounds, historical ties to Thomas Jefferson, and excellent education. The serpentine walls are exquisite and line various sidewalks. Spring and Fall colors are incredible. Great place to walk and enjoy the scenery.

Thank PK209
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to see the old part that Thomas Jefferson designed, and walked all around that part, it's my ideal of how a University should be designed. And don't miss seeing UVA if you visit Charlottesville

Thank Gooseview
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked around the university grounds in the early morning. It was very quiet as it was summer holidays, but was peaceful! Definitely take a tour of the grounds if you can (it isn't available in July due to summer holidays). Make sure to see...More

Thank Carmen181
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4 July 2016|
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Response from Amy C | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to make a reservation. You just need to show up at the gallery at the scheduled times. You can find the tour times and location on the college website.
18 April 2016|
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Response from Kazoo2014 | Reviewed this property |
The campus is well worth walking around and like others stated you don't need a tour however if there is one going on I would just jump in and listen to the guide as they offer a lot of great historical information about the... More
Heather C
15 February 2016|
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Response from jack_et_jill | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hrs will not be enough to enjoy uva without help. The campus is very beautiful. You might need to check with the admission office and do one of the introductory visits that some of the volunteering students might be... More

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