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University of Virginia Rotunda Tour

Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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a study in architecture

cant get enough of Jeffersons architectural design. The tour was good but would have liked to hear... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
marykcrosby
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Lowell, Michigan
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Part of historic campus.

We visited rotunda many years ago ago and the tour was good then but now the Rotunda looks even... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
podrozniczka60
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New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

cant get enough of Jeffersons architectural design. The tour was good but would have liked to hear more about the design and structure of the buildings. not so much about the college students.

Thank marykcrosby
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited rotunda many years ago ago and the tour was good then but now the Rotunda looks even more beautiful and well taken care. The quality of the tour depends on who your guide is going to be. Some are from what we heard...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The Tour of the University of Virginia is excellent particularly for high school students who are perspective college admissions candidates whether they plan on attending UV or not. The tour was given by a Sophomore attending the University which gave it a sense of student...More

Thank 731kennethf
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Just walking around the campus is beautiful. Cozy benches set all around different areas. Summer school was in session, so students were all over studying. We went into the Rotunda and saw more students in all parts of the building. Lots of history in the...More

Thank Jeannene A
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Our guide for this free tour prefaced our tour by explaining that the student guide service was independent of the University administration and it was not responsible for the content of her commentary. That stance is unfortunate because she took great liberty on her choice...More

4  Thank Marshall M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This was a great, free tour of one of the cornerstone buildings of UVa. Very informative and fun. Tour includes the Rotunda and the outside lawn area.

1  Thank lovetennis99
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our family did a walking tour with a student guide to learn about Thomas Jefferson's design for the Rotunda and campus at the University of Virginia. We walked about the campus and its early design was explained. Teachers and students would live in close proximity...More

1  Thank Glenda22
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We decided on the self guided tour which was nice. Attendants at the desk were nice and directed us where to go. Building is beautiful and reconstruction. The multi-media tables in the display room were really great for the kids.

Thank Meandmyfivekids
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Rotunda looms tall on one end of the Lawn in the heart of the UVA campus. Beautifully designed in alignment with the rotunda at Monticello, it stands out as symbol of the link between Mr. Jefferson's vision of the past with the current stature...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We specifically called and requested a tour of the newly opened Rotunda at UVa. We were assured that the time for our tour was upcoming. After a brief introduction inside the lower level and a description of the statue on the main floor we were...More

1  Thank ptajack
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