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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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Another wonderful Cambridge Landmark

Trinity College Chapel and buildings are a must to see when visiting Cambridge and are full of wonderful history. make sure you have enough time to see the amazing buildings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Trinity College Chapel and buildings are a must to see when visiting Cambridge and are full of wonderful history. make sure you have enough time to see the amazing buildings.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I approached it from the side entrance by Trinity Hall. The courtyards are splendid and give on the the river where one can lunch or watch the punts and even cross to St johns college. The Wrn library is splendid..one can exit also onto kings parade..

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have been to a few open seminars at Trinity College and have found each one to be educational, thought-provoking, and well-organized. I would recommend going to one if available!

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This wonderful college is the prototype for all universities that have followed it. The main courtyard is famous for its annual race against the clock chiming at Noon (as featured in "Chariots of Fire"). The Christopher Wren-designed library and the chapel are beautiful - and if you are lucky you might hear the college's choir practicing, as we did. We... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Trinity College dates back to the 13th century and is one of the oldest in existence. Its magnificent gatehouse is a favourite spot for tourists to take photographs. Very picturesque

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Coldstream, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

For £2 all you get to see is inside the chapel and you can only see a small part of it. You them wander round to the Wren library which is okay. cant see much as it is cordoned off. and only 15 visitors in at one time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It was beyond the close time when I arrived the trinity college, I took pics at the gate, it was really really holy with a sculpture of Henry the eight~

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

To see the most, try to do an official tour. It's worth paying to see this. The Chapel is incredible to experience, remembering the likes of Bacon, Newton, Whewell were within those walls.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

One of the best colleges in Cambridge to get the real flavour of English heritage - the grounds; the libraries; the chapel and the whole atmosphere of Trinity is an experience to be savoured.

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Canton of Fribourg, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The college was beautiful from the exterior, what I could see of it. It was closed to the public during my visit because the students were taking exams. Bummer. I was sight seeing solo while my husband had a job interview, so I wasn't able to come back another day. A large surly "bouncer" was guarding the entrance, not even... More 

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