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Address: Trinity St., Cambridge CB2 1TQ, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-338400
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Description: 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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Most beautiful quad!

Very worth the visit! Surely the most beautiful square in all of Cambridge with a lovely fountain. You can also see the Newton Apple tree outside! The Chapel has statues and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very worth the visit! Surely the most beautiful square in all of Cambridge with a lovely fountain. You can also see the Newton Apple tree outside! The Chapel has statues and plaques of some of the most prominent alumini.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Trinity is well known for many things, including being the largest in Cambridge, the richest, where Sir Isaac Newton worked, and many other things. The buildings are worth seeing, but its opulence can seem ostentatious and wasteful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Worth seeing but be advised - visitors are only admitted from 12:00 to 1:50 and then only 15 people at a given time; one person must leave before another is permitted entry. We were in line for over an hour, on a Monday, off term, and just made it in with 5 minutes to spare. All visitors are then required... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

beautiful architecture for university buildings and chapel. And dont forget to wander through grounds and gardens

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We finally found our way into this college and the wren library both well worth the visit. Tourist info finally helped us.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I got the chance to see a cool play in their courtyard, if I'm not mistaken, during the Shakespeare Plays' Festival in August. It's nice and calm if you have a reason for being there - if you don't, you better find one!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great to finally visit this largest of the Cambridge colleges. The entry fee of £2 is cheap at the price. The chapel is glorious, with marble sculptures of some of the famous alumni including Sir Isaac Newton. The bowler-hatted fellow outside the entrance and the fellow who takes your money (and gives you an informative leaflet with a suggested tour... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I liked this college the best. Thought the range of different dated buildings jelled together perfectly. The large green lawns and flowers set it off perfectly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I visited two colleges whilst in Cambridge: Christ's and Trinity. Of course, there are a number of colleges that are open to the public and I based my choice partly on which ones I stumbled across as I wandered the town and partly on price. King's and St.John's both look stunning but are charging a small fortune to enter. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We went to a wedding at the chapel in Trinity College so we were able to have the grounds to ourselves and were able to park in The Backs with a permit. The College is absolutely beautiful and steeped in history. The staff are really helpful especially porter's office and the 'men in bowler hats'.

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