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Street nothing special but museums great

This street is named after Sir George Downing who left part of his estate to Cambridge University... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Edmund R
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
It's a street, not much to see.

Not really an amazing 'sight to see'. I recommend you visit the museums off Downing Street, but... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2015
Jordanovichy
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 May 2018
“Science”
12 May 2018
“Get The Bus To Trumpington Park & Ride From Here”
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Running between St. Andrew's Street and Trumpington Road, this busy thoroughfare is lined with a number of scientific and specialist museums.
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

yet another example of an annoying one way system in Cambridge, if you miss the car park entrance it'll take c1hr to 'go round again'

1  Thank ARP_ARJP
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Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Downing Street connects St. Andrews Street and Trumpington Street and has science museums and some science shops located here. Easy to find.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 12 May 2018

If you are visiting Cambridge by car the best thing to do is leave the car at one of the park and ride areas on the outskirts of Cambridge and get the bus in. It's FREE to park at the park & ride and costs...More

Thank therichastill
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This street is named after Sir George Downing who left part of his estate to Cambridge University at the beginning of the 18th century. I walked down the street starting from the St Andrew's Street end. On the corner of St Andrew's Street/Downing Street there...More

1  Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

This is nothing more than a street. Nothig special.Anyhow you will go down the street on tours or walks.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 11 December 2016

There is plenty to see on Downing Street, with museums on both sides of the street. Architecturally, it has a lot to offer. However, it is very heavily trafficked, and there is a constant smell of diesel fumes in the air. Some of the brickwork...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Downing Street may be synonymous with London, but Cambridge has Downing College on the street, and it is one of the most beautiful colleges. There is Parkers Piece on one side and there is the college on the other. There is good shopping options around...More

Thank nrm77
Reviewed 31 January 2015

Not really an amazing 'sight to see'. I recommend you visit the museums off Downing Street, but really that's it. It gets very trafficked up at the weekends!

Thank Jordanovichy
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Central location next to the Grand Arcade shopping centre with a one way system for cars and 2 way for bikes to add to the confusion. Some nice museums and old buildings but so has the rest of Cambridge.

Thank warboys
Reviewed 6 April 2013

yet another example of an annoying one way system in Cambridge, if you miss the car park entrance it'll take c1hr to 'go round again'

1  Thank ARP_ARJP
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Kind of oldy worldy when walking up the street, lots of little shops leading to the big hotel at the top of the road.Can be a busy road so sometimes you feel close to the cars as the road is only one way.

Thank debbie69_12
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