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Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
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All reviewsbeautiful campusacademical villageedgar allen poedorm roomgreat schoolstudent roomsdesigned by thomas jeffersonlawn areafree tourrotunda toursteeped in historyworld heritage sitewalk aroundlots of historyself guided tourstudentsuva
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked around the Rotunda and gardens. Excellent historical information that tied well to our Jefferson home tour the prior day.

1  Thank Neil R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there when students arrived but it we missed the busy times. It is a great walk down the Lawn and in the gardens. The Rotunda tour is highly recommended. The corner is a short walk for lunch. Parking is available by the bookstore...More

1  Thank oldstocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds, helpful staff easy to find buildings every building is named and signs are posted everywhere. I love the bus service convenient to get to buildings around grounds.

Thank Expedition438880
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was slightly cooler to walk around at night on a hot Labor Day weekend. We were surprised you could walk around so freely. The rocking chairs outside student rooms and notes on almost every room door about well-known previous occupants added interest. Statue of...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

IT WAS FUN INTERESTING INFORMATIVE RELAXING TO VISIT THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA you will enjoy walking around and exploring the area well worth your time you will be glad you stopped and visited JOSEPH M. OTT, A.S.,B.A.,M.A.,C.C.H.

Thank joseph o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want your child to attend UVA bring them to visit the grounds their sophomore year of high school and watch how fast their grade improve. Works like a charm. Beautiful grounds rich with history. This place is vibrant and magical. Come visit UVA...More

Thank Lizzardooo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful campus. There is a free trolley that will take you across campus. You can get on and off at any time. Very clean. Friendly students and staff.

Thank pieLansing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids LOVED the tour of Mr. Jefferson’s University. It seemed the perfect historic public University and they found chasing down different historical aspects to be exciting and more than just interesting. It became a game. Splendid visit to a most charming school.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful campus to spend some time with your partner or family or even solo. Peaceful and very positive place. The architecture is beautiful and few hours is worth spending roaming around if you are around the city.

Thank Anshuman P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the area.achatted w students and staff re the college and town life.Very positive vibes.Student bars and area positively rough and cool.Close to downtown a plus.Fre busses from campus to downtown..

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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 !
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
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.