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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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Really good to see inside a college, so well kept and so old. We were unable to visit the library, only open Mon - Fri and we visited on a Sun. We went inside the chapel which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Really good to see inside a college, so well kept and so old. We were unable to visit the library, only open Mon - Fri and we visited on a Sun. We went inside the chapel which was breathe taking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Price was right...Self guiding map was excellent. Just a beautiful place where the likes of Sir Isaac Newton studied!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

mind blowing place, the minds that are at work there have changed our world. Must visit if you are coming to Cambridge

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place breaths intellectual excellence. Centuries of science history, going back to the days of Newton, look down on you. As many as 32 Nobel laureates are associated with Trinity College. Sir Isaac Newton's personal annotated copy of the Principia was on display. That's the book that marked the start of modern science.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It is huge and as per the aura,you feel the grandeur.It is quite difficult to get in admission there. The college,its campus is mind-blowing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Trinity Library is 1 pound, which includes a visit to Trinity College. We enjoyed this. The librarian escorts you in and it's all hush hush. Kinda cool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

After an investiture ceremony for knighthood we had a very elegant dinner in one of the beautiful old halls of the Trinity College. Before the dinner we had opportunity to visit the college. In the large old room there was an excellent food served ! It was so elegant!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Most people think of Kings College or at least the Chapel at Kings when they think of Cambridge, however Trinity is the one to visit. The college is one of the largest, possibly only St Johns is bigger. It is certainly the wealthiest, and has a wealth of history. Note King Henry VIII stands above the Great Gate with is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

At heart I suppose I am an academic and places like these will inspire you to consider studying again ;) The history is inspiring - to think it has been founded in 1546 already?! The Wren Library leaves you without words - it is simply amazing. Gladly paid the admission fee to view the college.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It was special to take my son to visit Trinity College where my father attended over 50 years ago. Trinity College has a beautiful courtyard and the Wren Library has an incredible selection of old books.

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Address: Trinity St., Cambridge CB2 1TQ, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-338400
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge

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