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All reviews beautiful campus academical village edgar allen poe dorm room great school student rooms designed by thomas jefferson lawn area free tour rotunda tour world heritage site walk around lots of history self guided tour students uva architecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Ltee1951
Reviewed 5 days 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.

Thank stems22
Reviewed 1 week 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.

Thank 600craigz
Reviewed 1 week 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!

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank MMM_and_MPM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank hollyberry473
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travel across the country and in those travels, we regularly visit college campuses to see more than just the athletic venues. Such a wonderful surprise. This is an absolutely beautiful campus - and sits solidly among our own personal Top 10 list. Beautiful flora...More

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautifully laid out, excellent architecture, lovely landscaping. It's a great college town and the campus is great to walk around.

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Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

I am from Arizona and visited UVA for an information session and campus tour while on fall break. We sat through an informative, but long, admission session about applying to the school and general info. The admissions person seemed very knowledgeable and helpfully answered many...More

Thank 3cameront
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Enjoyed driving around and checking out the campus. Unfortunately it is hard to park the car and it is a tremdously large campus.

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9 June 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 !
10 May 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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3 October 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.