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The Citadel

171 Moultrie St, Charleston, SC 29409-0002
+1 843-953-5006
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Great walk through and visit!!

Just take a peak and a walk around and enjoy and appreciate the beuaty of the campus and the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dedham, Massachusetts
2017 Vacation

We just had to see this historical military college and take some photos, students were not around... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Palos Heights, Illinois
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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 3 days ago

Just take a peak and a walk around and enjoy and appreciate the beuaty of the campus and the historical significance...Must do!!

Thank CoachK2525
Reviewed 5 days ago

We just had to see this historical military college and take some photos, students were not around and we were able to drive around the campus and stop in the gift shop.

Thank 2014DivaKathy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a walking stop on a bus tour of Charleston, allowing me to check it off on my minor bucket list. Beautifully landscaped and very well maintained campus, steeped in Southern tradition. Old Geezers like me should not be surprised to find female cadets...More

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right off the bat, I'm prejudiced, BUT, this is a great, and free, ide trip while in the Holy City. Go on a Friday afternoon, around 3:30 and watch the dress parade when the Corps is in. The band plays, the cannons fire, and the...More

Thank citadel76
Reviewed 1 week ago

My children didn't know much about the Citadel, so we decided to stop by on our way out of town. They might have official tours, but we didn't see any (and it's summer....not sure who is on campus). We did a walking loop of the...More

Thank CommodoreFan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Citadel can be (I believe) a guided tour by cadets during some parts of the year, but we just Lyfted a ride and walked around ourselves. We did meet a man who had been a cadet 30 years ago, and that added a little...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are history buffs and very much enjoyed our visit to the Citadel. We arrived on Friday for the evening parade. Recommend arriving early to get a good seat in the bleachers. It was a wonderful way to spend an evening. We...More

Thank lswig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always enjoyed coming here, the grounds are so well maintained and to see all the old buildings, the tradition and honor. I've always felt a sense of pride when visiting this place, mostly because I am proud of my son who is Alumni...More

Thank 10ringtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting campus tour. Many military artifacts have been donated and are now campus attractions. The stained glass panels in the chapel and the giant class ring are the high lights.

Thank sportsmom204
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The buildings here are steeped in history. Make sure to go inside the church and see the stained glass panels. Each one has a plaque with its history underneath. Take time to stroll around.

Thank AmherstCallie
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Donna M
Can my family walk around and look at the campus without making a reservation? Are the parades only on Fridays? Thank you
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.