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Trinity College

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Address: 31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB, England
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+44 1223 338400
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Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree...

Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton to develop his theory of gravity.

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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge
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Walking Tour of Cambridge University
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Combo ticket: Punting and Walking Tour in Cambridge

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I think this is the most important place to visit when in Cambridge. For the history of the building and the relevance of all great figures that studied there. A great idea is to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think this is the most important place to visit when in Cambridge. For the history of the building and the relevance of all great figures that studied there. A great idea is to do a homework about this place before to visit it, or do the punting tour and pay attention to the guide's explanation about this amazing place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went with some others from our tour to see the Wren Library. We had to wait a while as only a few of us could enter at a time. No photos were allowed inside, although we took several shots of the outside of the library and other buildings of Trinity College. The display cabinets in the... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Went with daughter, prospective student, and we just loved the grandeur of the buildings and to be able to walk where the likes of Newton once studied and lived. Well worth the entrance fee.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Venture out through its gardens and visit the sidechambers with marble structures and all its sientific hero`s that made this place famous. The garden is breathtaking and if you manage go to the library. Walk arround and take your time. The staff is allright although you won`t see them that much arround. There is enough information to find about every... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Trinity college was founded in 1546. Two existing colleges (King’s Hall and Michaelhouse) and seven hostels (Catherine’s, Garratt, Gregory’s, Ovyng’s, Physwick, St Margaret’s, and Tyler’s) were combined to form Trinity.. Trinity has around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 180 Fellows. Trinity has a pride of teaching Princes, spies, poets and prime-ministers. Students come here from all over the world... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

What a delightful collection of buildings that transport you back in time. Full of history and a general ambience of privilege. The chapel, obviously less well known than Kings, is nonetheless beautiful, and the walks down to the river are gorgeous. We were going to go into the library, but alas there was a huge queue, so, another time!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

There are so many colleges to see when in Cambridge. If you have limited time, at least take time to see Trinity College nad its beautiful chapel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Wonderful concert here, solo cello. Sound quality in the chapel is better than Kings College Chapel. Good program of events throughout the year, worth noting.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

While walking around the city, we stumbled across this site and decided to explore it. After the gate, we were impressed by the open courtyard and center monument. On the ride side was a display room of statues with a large room next to it for prayer or meditation. Unfortunately, many other areas were closed to visitors. A pleasure stay... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I pass here everyday to and from work, I always love to catch a glimpse of the lovely architecture, would recommend but don't stay too long not much to do but picnic like things.

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