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The Citadel

171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Enjoyed our drive around the campus of The Citadel

We wanted to see the campus of The Citadel, and with WAZE on my iPhone we didn't have any problem... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
Barbara M
Columbus, Ohio
Impressive Campus

Have always heard of The Citadel but never visited. Drove around the campus and wife visited the... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

We wanted to see the campus of The Citadel, and with WAZE on my iPhone we didn't have any problem finding it. It's on the northern side of the city. We weren't sure if it would be open, but we were able to drive right...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Have always heard of The Citadel but never visited. Drove around the campus and wife visited the chapel. This is a very impressive campus and probably one of the nicest I've every seen. Everything was so clean and well taken care of.

Thank dixieyankdr
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We were on vacation in Charleston, & passed the exit for The Citadel, so the last day we went over there. Parking doesn't seem to be a problem usually, but most of the visitor parking spots that I looked up on the campus map were...More

Thank scootervol
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We drove by the Citadel, and the campus was open. Nice way to spend 30 minutes. Beautiful grounds, with all white painted buildings, and idled armed forces equipment. Then drive over (or walk) to Hampton Park. Restful,beautiful grounds with giant trees.

2  Thank KCMaureen
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Rivaling VMI and West Point, the Citadel has an impressive but not oppressive campus. The library is beautiful with many murals. Don't miss the chapel.

1  Thank Brian N
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Citadel grounds were meticulously maintained. Our tour guide and bus driver knew a lot about the Citadel and we learned a lot.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This is such a huge compound, and it is beautiful. They have a really nice church there, and the compounds have really nice reddish and white patterns on them. Really cool place to go :)

Thank Jake D
Reviewed 21 June 2016

It was very worth seeing after reading and hearing so much about it. We went while the school was not in session. It would have been even more exciting to go on a Friday during the academic year to see/ witness a parade. The chapel...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Amazing school with a steep history of tradition and honor. As a student at C of C I used to use the library there and never tired of the beautiful campus and seeing the students in uniform. If you are lucky enough to be there...More

Thank HattieMags
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The military statues and historical sites throughout the courtyard of the citadel are worthy of the drive to see them. Take pictures and enjoy it during a late afternoon or early morning.

Thank corit23
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Ashley J
29 June 2017|
Response from Ashley J |
Here the schedule for 2017/2018 . Parades start back up in September. citadel.edu/root/parade-schedule
Ashley J
29 June 2017|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to be so late. No I do not believe so. Just when the cadets are on campus.
Donna M
6 March 2017|
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Response from RWSII | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can walk around and walk into some of the buildings. There are no reservations required. The parades are only on Fridays during the school year and are typically at 3:30pm.