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University of Cambridge

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Address: The Old Schools Trinity Lane, Cambridge CB2 1TS, England
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Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established,...

Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established, the university was formally incorporated in 1571 and was patterned after those of Oxford and Paris with a traditional course of study based on Latin grammar, rhetoric and logic, arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy.

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Cambridge University Walking Tour with St. John's College
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as an academic, I love the idea of working at a state of art scientific institution in an unbelievable medieval town. Just walking around and let your imagination taking you back... read more

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as an academic, I love the idea of working at a state of art scientific institution in an unbelievable medieval town. Just walking around and let your imagination taking you back to time...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

nice old architecture, nice walks around colleges, along the river Cam - must see if you like history. You can also visit some colleges but that can be limited in some time of the year.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely city Cambridge is. And how lucky all those students are to go there. If there was ever a reason to motivate you to work hard at school, then Cambridge University must be it. We walked through so many beautiful colleges, all with their unique characters and individual chapels. We witnessed little peculiarities such as the Fellows who... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cambridge is nothing less than exquisite! Everything about this town screams olde time England. The rich heritage of education and amazing building make this the perfect visit. Just don't do it on a Saturday. It's as crowded as Disney World.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a fascinating building rich of history, well worth a look around, i think its worth a visit as you stroll around cambridge.

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Hamilton, Virginia
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

One cannot visit the City of Cambridge without a going on self-guided or an escorted tour of the University. The building architecture is amazing and not to be missed.

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Thank evans81051
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It is really amazing place. With breathtaking views. Everything looks so keept well. It is number one to visit when you visit Cambridge.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

There is such a contrast in the buildings, their location, their architecture, their history. Walking around the city visiting each is so worth it.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Well worth a visit, and amazing structure. It's easily accessible and a place you must see if you find yourself in Cambridge.

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Our very King host brought us here and we had such fun wandering the streets and visiting the colleges and chapels that were open to member of the public. The Fitzwilliam Museum is a must if you are here.

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