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All reviews beautiful campus academical village dorm room edgar allen poe great school student rooms designed by thomas jefferson free tour world heritage site walk around lots of history self guided tour lawn rotunda students uva architecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have previously driven through campus but this time around, I walked the campus and was impressed with everything I saw. The buildings are a mix of old and new but all in roughly the same style. The main section of the campus is easy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful College with so much history and stately elegance. We visited the museum for art and were blessed to see the borrowed work of Georgia O'Keeffe and other prime artists. Definitely worth walking around the campus and taking in the sights.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice weather with my first fall in USA !! All the colors turn to yellow from green !! Goood experience here

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always had heard that UVA was not only one of the toughest schools for acceptance but also a beautiful campus. The campus was gorgeous, the buildings of Jeffersonian Architecture absolutely breathtaking. While in Virginia, we wanted to see the college and buy some University...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful architecture and historical campus. Take the student led tour, it's worth every minute. The Rotunda and lawn are beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ltee1951
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is good bus service from Kings Street to UVA. Because it is so big, I would recommend a walk around the Lawn to soak up some history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stems22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my sons while touring colleges. This is a very lovely campus with amazing architecture of the Jeffersonian variety. The Rotunda is beautiful. We love the school’s colors. It was interesting to to see the track team practicing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 600craigz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing historical walk through a campus Jefferson claimed to be his greatest accomplishment. Fall was a beautiful time to visit. The Dardin hotel was a big plus. One night and a 1/2 day walking was a great stop on our road trip!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel C
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We had to visit after seeing Monticello and looking down on the UVA campus. It was so interesting to tour “The Lawn” anchored by the Rotunda and surrounded by university buildings designed by Jefferson in a variety of architectural styles creating his Academical Village. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MMM_and_MPM
Reviewed October 28, 2018

Everyone we encountered while wandering the UVA campus was incredibly friendly. Though we have no personal connection to UVA, it was nice to visit the historical section of the campus and learn that Edgar Allen Poe was a student there for a time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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AUTOBOX
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Fran T | Reviewed this property |
Did not take the official tour. Went with a friend who knows the area . Sorry !
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MissouriMommy3
May 9, 2018|
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Response from LHig2014 | Reviewed this property |
Got this off the website - not sure if it changes for summer, but the number to call is below! The Rotunda is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Historical Tours: During the academic year, historical tours are offered free... More
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Micaela M
October 2, 2017|
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Response from Jessica H | Reviewed this property |
The tour is not necessary. You can definitely appreciate the architecture without it. I'd say tour is more for prospective students.
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