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The Citadel

171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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We went to Parade Retreat held on Fridays at the parade field. Amazing to see all the cadets take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spring, TX
Beautiful Campus

This is a beautiful and historic military campus. Don't miss the small alcove beside the chapel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheila V
Vancouver, Canada
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A historic military college best known for its Moorish-inspired architecture.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“parade ground” (27 reviews)
171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Parade Retreat held on Fridays at the parade field. Amazing to see all the cadets take the field in a display of military precision! It was really cold and windy, but none of the observers, including us, left. In my opinion, it...More

Thank Springtimetx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful and historic military campus. Don't miss the small alcove beside the chapel honouring graduates who have given their lives to the service of their country. We visited during a weekday and watch with a little smile at the freshmen walking at...More

Thank Sheila V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This historic military college is stunning. The grounds are pristine and the sight of the “knobs” (freshmen) scurrying at double pace is amusing. I love the book store and the Friday afternoon parade. I would recommend a football game at the stadium! Every touchdown is...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love visiting this place. I haven't been here in over seven years. The campus is beautiful! Not sure what they had going on on campus but we had a good time just visiting.

Thank Freddie S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

What a great historic place to visit. Although all of the players were gone for break, the history and the cleanliness of the campus was spot on. Being former military, I was nostalgic of all of the military items and the look of the facility....More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful campus and central parade ground for 2500 cadets. One of a few private military college, ala TX A&M among others. Graduation gets a Regular Commission in a branch of the US military. A definite worthwhile visit.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The Hungry Detective conducted a drive by while arriving at the Commandants Office. This institution is so rich in history and tradition. A drive around the parade grounds will make the hair on your neck stand up!!!

Thank TheHungryDetective
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The campus is quite interesting and there is always a lot going on there. Very interesting to see the life style of the cadets living and going to school there.

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Is was a Saturday afternoon and we were out biking through Hampton Park. We decided to tour the campus on bikes. Great way to check it out.

Thank Gene R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

If you haven't seen The Citadel Retreat Parade, I would like to suggest you go. Check the parade schedule by going to The Citadel website. The precision and concentration and dedication these cadets display is awesome. I am proud of each and every one of...More

Thank Lynn A
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Pat W
11 February 2018|
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15 October 2017|
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Response from CoachK2525 | Reviewed this property |
Will definitely love parade that is mid afternoon on Friday....The campus is overall open as far as viewing and taking in. Specific requests and activities are on the website and they do respond to inquiries pretty quickly..
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