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Duke is set in the woods. In the winter, the American beech trees with their rust colored leaves in... read more

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FionaSue
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Athens, Ga.
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We spent almost a week in Durham and did spend an afternoon exploring the campus. Parking for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rduinc
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duke is set in the woods. In the winter, the American beech trees with their rust colored leaves in the otherwise leafless woods is very beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FionaSue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent almost a week in Durham and did spend an afternoon exploring the campus. Parking for visitors was challenging, and I'm not sure we quite got it right but at least did not receive a ticket. The campus itself, is beautiful, with the cathedral...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Even if cannot afford to go to school there it is worth your time to check out the campus. Especially if you have college level kids getting ready to go to college.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 789charles
Reviewed February 7, 2019

The campus layout is perfect for a walking tour. Highlights are the athletic fields, including Cameron Indoor Stadium, the residential quads and the Duke Chapel.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed February 2, 2019

The campus was beautiful, even more than I ever expected. Buildings, architecture, everything. I see why all my duke friends love it so much!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cheapandspontaneous
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

I ran all over the Duke campus while my son played soccer there. The buildings are beautiful. Duke is nestled in the woods and couldn’t be prettier. The Cathedral is stunning. There is a lot of construction going on all over the campus. We arrived...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

After graduating from Dukes Business School ‘80 (Fuqua), and subsequently retiring at 56, the look back has been very satisfying. My professors were all very competent in their field, particularly Dan Laughan, Joel Huber, and Marian Burke. The school was modeled in theoretical learning along...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank melesniewski
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Visited campus with my son and it was more than we expected. I expected campus to be old looking, but it's quite beautiful. The architecture is amazing. Brick and glass was such an interesting combination. So much more than expected. Beautiful campus. Definitely worth visiting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sabrinad652
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Visit Duke.edu to find to vast variety of places to go as well as things to see and hear on this sprawling campus. Student food options are a grand bargain and reasonable pricing. Do remember that this is a place for learning.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kengs2
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Duke is a beautiful campus, and always growing. I taught there part time at the Fuqua School of Business for 12 years, and we lived within walking distance of the West Campus for 25 years. Enjoy the grounds, the beautiful Chapel, the musical and theater...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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lovetotravel915
July 11, 2018|
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Response from 594thiloh | Reviewed this property |
You can park the Duke Hilton and walk the 10 minutes to campus
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japes016
December 11, 2017|
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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
May 30, 2017|
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Response from BlueDevilOKC | 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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