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University of Virginia, Charlottesville

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Architectural Building Educational Site
University of Virginia is a renowned center of learning--as well as a prime example of Jeffersonian architecture. The university's layout is a result of Thomas Jefferson's plan to design a stimulating environment for contemplation and intellectual exchange. All the famous parts, such as the Lawn, the Gardens, and the Range, serve this purpose. The centerpiece of the university is the Rotunda, inspired by the Roman Pantheon; it originally housed the university library. Subsequent extensions were carefully made to match Jefferson's original design. Walking tours are available, but you should make an online reservation ahead of time. Make University of Virginia a part of your Charlottesville vacation plans using our Charlottesville itinerary planner.
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  • 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 p...  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...  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 Ed...  more »
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  • For anyone with dermatologist appointments this is the best place to go. Thanks to a wonderful staff of doctors and assistants. I recommend this place to everyone.
  • nice campus. great bike sharing
  • Pretty nice campus, but I can't speak to the academics.
  • Socialist progressive and SJW heaven where TJ will soon be disavowed.
  • Great hospital! Tons of liver transplants here every year!!!