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University of Virginia Rotunda Tour

Charlottesville, VA
+1 434-924-0311
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Tour of the University of Virginia Rotunda is Excellent

The Tour of the University of Virginia is excellent particularly for high school students who are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
731kennethf
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Selden, New York
Beautiful campus!

Just walking around the campus is beautiful. Cozy benches set all around different areas. Summer... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Jeannene A
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Hannacroix, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 12 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 30 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

2  Thank Marshall M
Reviewed 28 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.

Thank lovetennis99
Reviewed 11 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

Thank Glenda22
Reviewed 17 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

Thank ptajack
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Well worth the tour. The Rotunda library is amazing and the tour group is well educated! Make sure you get to see the dorm rooms too on the commons.

Thank doppenheimer
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The tour is very informative. Definitely learn the history of the Rotunda and explore Jefferson’s design philosophy. However the Rotunda is closed for renovation starting May 19, 2014 through Summer 2016.

2  Thank Rapallo
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