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“The architecture is unreal”
Review of Duke University

Ranked #7 of 59 things to do in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We go to Duke every couple of years for alumni events (so I'm biased...) and we love it every time. This time we toured the Nasher Art Museum on campus and enjoyed it. We always make our way to the Chapel and this time the organist was practicing for an upcoming wedding. There's a pamphlet for kids to find interesting items in the chapel which is fun. In the archways around campus you can whisper "I love you" in the tubular arch on one side and your kids will hear it when they put their ear on the opposite side (it works!). Tour the campus, go to the Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and check out the amazing athletic facilities. You'll enjoy the day. Have lunch or dinner at the Washington Duke Hotel. The food is amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JoeU_5
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

One of the best medical facilities in the US. In addition is one of the most beautiful college campuses. The buildings are like castles. I could spend the day walking around.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GabSettle
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

the university has three campus in the town, making it one of the largest I have known. The shuttle bus is quite convenient.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Top university with a beautiful campus. The garden and the chapel are must-see places. The garden is big so please make sure to allocate sufficient time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank J L
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Once you drive into the campus, I felt like I’ve been transported in one of the European countries. The architecture is so amazing !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank geal473
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