Academic University Building
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Tips from locals
Go see UVA- particularly the Rotunda and the Lawn. The Rotunda is beautiful and awe-inspiring, and it stands at the head of a gorgeous stretch of old trees and lawn perfect for kids to run around and play frisbee while you attempt to interest them in the myriad architectural styles Thomas Jefferson…
The Rotunda is a building located on The Lawn on the original grounds of the University of Virginia. It was designed by Thomas Jefferson to represent the "authority of nature and power of reason" and was inspired by the Pantheon in Rome.
More Thomas Jefferson architecture. Guided tours, or just walk around the grounds on your own.
One of Jefferson's original architectural contributions to his University.and recently fully restored to its original layout.