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Washington and Lee University

Jefferson St., Lexington, VA
+1 540-463-8768
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A pretty campus, but hey...there's pretty campuses everywhere. Couldn't find any tours available or... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jay M
Richmond, Virginia
Absolutely beautiful university with classic buildings of which Lee Chapel and The Colonnade are worth seeing.

Small private Liberal Arts University located in Lexington, Virginia. It is situated right next to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Established in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the ninth-oldest college in the United States.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“old buildings” (5 reviews)
Jefferson St., Lexington, VA
+1 540-463-8768
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A pretty campus, but hey...there's pretty campuses everywhere. Couldn't find any tours available or anything to provide the history of the University.

Thank Jay M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small private Liberal Arts University located in Lexington, Virginia. It is situated right next to VMI and is within walking distance of downtown Lexington with cute shops, eateries, and wonderful southern charm. If you are anywhere near the area, it's worth stopping to see the...More

Thank Beachgalxo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked parts of the campus during a recent trip to Lexington. A nice book store/gift shop. Peaceful walk.

Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This was like stepping back in time. It was a peaceful place to visit and welcoming. Loved the architecture and history.

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a small easy to walk campus. One of the prettiest Universities in the US so stop and take several photos. be sure to stop by the Lee Chapel and walk up hill to view the other college, VMI

Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed 6 September 2017

W&L is a beautiful campus to visit. Lush green grass and old Oak trees abound. There are historical sites (especially from the Civil War era) to see within walking distance as well as ice cream shops and the lovely downtown area.

Thank HeisMerciful
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The Lee Chapel is well worth a visit and includes the resting place of Gen. Robert E. Lee as well as the space he used as his office during his time with the university. Good tour and nice shop included.

Thank UKHeritage
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is my undergraduate alma mater and I hold a special place for it. Visiting regularly since my time there, Lexington and W&L bubble with history and innovations. The venerable Virginia Military Institute is next door and well worth a visit as well.

Thank j-abaum
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Beautiful college campus; worth visiting just for historic value. It is a peaceful and tranquil place for a walk. Plus, seeing the college kids is fun!

Thank rnjones
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We drove through this georgeouos campus on a summer Saturday. Everything here is beauiful and well worth the time to stop and visit.

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