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Address: Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
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Private Civil War History Half-Day Tour
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Beautiful university! The tour lasted a couple of hours. We mainly saw outdoor areas. Luckily the weather was perfect and we really enjoyed the grounds!

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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful university! The tour lasted a couple of hours. We mainly saw outdoor areas. Luckily the weather was perfect and we really enjoyed the grounds!

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Rhinebeck, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our friends brought us to the campus about 11 pm on the eve of graduation. There were about 7,000 folding chairs set up near the Rotunda in anticipation of the morning event. The next morning, we returned just after the main graduation ceremony and were given a tour of the Rotunda. We wandered around the serpentine brick walled gardens. The... More 

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Thank Gspeed37
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took a self-guided tour with relatives that grew up in Charlottesville. The historic aspect alone should put it on every American's bucket list!

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Woodstock, Georgia
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89 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there for graduation. The grounds were beautiful, inspiring, and historic. The students were friendly and polite. Awesome place!

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United States
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful campuses in the United States. The architecture and the history are amazing. The rotunda has been renovated and is sparkling and gorgeous, although I thought it was better in the late 1960's when you could see from the ballroom all the way up to the dome! There is a nice little visitors center in the... More 

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Minnetonka
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure why you would go here as a tourist. I just don't really see the big deal. It is just an old college campus.

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Thank Daniel R
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The man still walks the grounds in the architecture he so ably provided and the reverence in which he is held by faculty and students alike. A " must do" experience.

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Thank Edward H
Waynesboro, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Monticello is mostly original. It showcases life on a plantation and Jefferson's inventive genius. It should be on everybody's bucket list. Get your tickets in advance.

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Cuyahoga Falls
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a rainy Friday morning for our free tour of the university. Other's did not want to brave the weather so we were the only family on the tour! Our guide was fantastic! Very friendly, knowledgeable with great school spirit. This history of the school is so interesting, Thomas Jefferson's involvement was inspiring and the buildings are beautiful.... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The school is a nice place to walk around, even if you're not a student or familiar with the area at all. History buffs can pleasure themselves looking at a piece of the Berlin Wall, Edgar Allan Poe's room, and the Rotunda. There isn't much to do around the school, and everything is a bit of a hike. Free parking... More 

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