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Trinity College

Trinity St., Cambridge CB2 1TQ, England
44-1223-338400
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Ranked #13 of 108 Attractions in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites
Description: 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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47 reviews 47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

It's difficult to come away from a tour of the huge grounds and buildings of Trinity without muttering 'they don't know how lucky they are' to all and any students passing by. It's magnificent from the astonishing library (Newton's own personal books there apparently), through to the gorgeous carefully manicured lawns and River Cam stretch, views of King's College Chapel,... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

amazed at the £1 entrance compared to other buildings, lovely courtyard and fountain, though everywhere was closed to the public which I was very upset and disappointed in

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

The house of Isaac Newton. Nothing further needs to be said! You have to see it, at least the entrance.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Wonderful, wonderful visit to this historic building and viewing incredible history here. Do not miss this building if you are in Cambridge. It is just wonderful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Nice chapel, I liked the looked after grounds. This really is not to be missed and at £1 it's very cheap.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

One of the must sees for any Cambridge visitor! One of my favourite places to take friends and family for a nosey round.

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Good value, interesting look inside the college. The library is well worth a visit, particularly the sculptures and the manuscripts they have on display. Keep in mind that it is a reading room, and you have to be silent and considerate of the people who may be working or studying in there.

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is the college with the highest academic reputation and is steeped in history. I managed to sneak into the great court for free as this was where Harold Abrahams did the great court run (before the 12th chime of the clock) featured in Chariots of Fire. Seb Coe is the only other to achieve it and both became Olympic... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The architecture matches the illustrious history, and wealth. Great Court is impressive but don't stop there, as there is so much to see from the Library to the Hall and the other quads

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is so wonderful. Letters and study documents and major works such as Newton's working copy of Principia Mathematica. The whole place is amazingly atmospheric and a treat and time to reflect and think. The building itself was designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1695 and is just a little off the beaten tourist route in Cambridge but right next... More

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