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Go on non basketball or football days

There is a terrific parking lot right in the center of campus near the Bryan Center. That is called West Campus. Duke is presently working on building another large parking... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 February 2016
San Francisco, CA
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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

There is a terrific parking lot right in the center of campus near the Bryan Center. That is called West Campus. Duke is presently working on building another large parking structure near the Washington Duke Inn. But, at present it is hard to visit if you go on a football or basketball day. You may not find parking. Having said... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

My daughter has brain cancer and sees Dr D. She and her team have been so personable and sensitive. She ordered tests that local doctors did not - concluded that my daughter's long use of steroids was effected her adrenal glands. No local doctor ever mentioned that possibility.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

definitely worth visiting!! Chapel is very interesting, lot of stone work, inside is beautiful! Go see it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Even if you can't stop to walk around, recommend you drive thru campus if you're in the area. It is well worth the effort. Architectural work is gorgeous. Although the chapel is closed right now, you can still drive up chapel road to see it. There aren't many cathedrals like this one - near center of Duke - west campus.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

The campus is spread out as east and west. The west campus has beautiful old buildings. The Sarah Duke Gardens are a must see too.

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Reminiscent of English university grounds--large oaks, original granite buildings are stunning especially during quiet times. Chapel interior and exterior are worthy of a visit--catch a concert or service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Duke campus is a must visit, if you are in the RDU area. The campus sits in the Duke Forest, with nature sitting in the back drop. The Cathedral is a must visit and so is the Duke Garden if you're here.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

If I was ever to study again, I would go here. A grand and fantastic campus, with lot's of history. And great activities for the students in a wide specter of sports and other activities. Also a very impressive library.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Apparently, those in charge at Duke have secured their staff parking spots and just don't care about their average visitors. To add insult to injury - not only does one have to walk - very long distances - they feel the need to charge their guest to park. Seriously? Does not Duke have enough money that with their parking all... More 

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Culpeper, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

My husband is a huge duke fan, has been for 25 years. But he has never been there. I surprised him with Duke Basketball tickets for Christmas. We traveled 4 hours for the game and stayed the weekend near by. The campus is beautiful, we also really enjoyed the Duke super store!! Go Blue Devils!

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