This university was a true gem. The main buildings and the campus was beautiful. A nice walk even with small children.
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Thomas Jefferson was justly proud of the University he founded. We took a college admissions tour. Our guide was not particularly knowledgeable about the history of the campus, but this was not a general tourist tour. We spoke with a security guard at the rotunda...More
The University was designed by Thomas Jefferson and has been in operation since 1819. It has a nationally know Law School, Medical School and Graduate Business School. It is well known for the Rotunda and the lawn behind it where students and faculty live.
to see the brick buildings and to walk the Lawn bring alive the history of this university in the way Jefferson must have imagined.
A must see for on the Jeffersonian site tour. His influence is everywhere. Take the time to walk around the Rotunda (newly renovated), grounds, visit Special Collections and the Archives.
We visited here after the school year, and I am glad I didn't attempt it during the school year. The campus is beautiful, but I never quite solved the parking problem. We were finally able to find a parking place after several passes down a...More
The University of Virginia was founded by Thomas Jefferson and the historic buildings at the center of the University grounds surrounding the "Lawn" were designed by Jefferson. The school is beginning its nearly decade long celebration of its bicentennial in 2017 with the opening of...More
We were in Charlottesville and stopped on the campus. This is definitely an impressive campus and one that is enjoyable to walk around. The history of the place is impressive. We saw the room where Edger Allen Poe lived. This is worth the Stop.