Charlottesville is a city in the US, Virginia. It was founded in 1762 and bears the name of Queen Charlotte, the wife of George III. Charlottesville is located on a major trade route, which also determines its development. Here is Thomas Jefferson University, Virginia, which is one of the city's biggest attractions. During the Civil War, 1861-1865, many battles took place here, but they did not succeed in seriously affecting the city.
In Charlottesville, interesting to see are: The Old Town Center, where there are buildings from the 60s of the 18th century; The home of Thomas Jefferson; Virginia's Open-Air Museum; Downtown Mall - one of the largest outdoor shopping malls and more.