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Address: Trinity Lane, The Old Schools, Cambridge CB2 1TS, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 337733
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Description: Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established...
Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established, the university was formally incorporated in 1571 and was patterned after those of Oxford and Paris with a traditional course of study based on Latin grammar, rhetoric and logic, arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy.
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Very nice campus

Classic area of campus. Colleges are interesting. My favorite one is St. John's. Punting is quite interesting too. Going there makes me want to study there

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Classic area of campus. Colleges are interesting. My favorite one is St. John's. Punting is quite interesting too. Going there makes me want to study there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Many fine buildings with lovely architecture and individual features, especially when catching the sun and glowing with that lovely, warm, honey colour. It's a real shame that many are closed at any one time and that they close early even when open. Also, admission should be for all colleges. If you visit several admission price mounts up and what starts... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Some of the greats studied at Cambridge and when you visit the university`s you can see why, the history just goes on and on there`s so much to take in your going to enjoy it so much. There will be lots of walking, and dont forget your camera your going to need it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Stunning architecture, beautiful grounds, even on a rainy day you couldn't fail to be impressed. This is the 'England' that people travel from far and wide to see. Makes you feel a bit wistful for not working harder for your 'A' levels!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

amazing place to see and i was enjoying a lot the place was so cool and it is good environment for students and the university give a historical look and my friend enjoyed a lot

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

Cambridge is a lovely, relatively peaceful city. The university takes over large parts of the centre of the city, and outside. This is no drawback as many of the university buildings are architecturally stunning and very historic. There's plenty to see, lots of lovely pubs and cafes, and hidden away museums. Some may say that the dreaming spires of Oxford... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Cambridge University is based on a collegiate system so everyone attends a separate college. (So you will not find a separate University even though you will see teaching departments). Worth a look around the colleges but be careful when you go. Not all are open all of the time. A visit to the centre of Cambridge will show you what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Well, I studied here for 3 years and come back many times since. Really great place - always evolving - even after 800+ years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

For all of July and August the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival has taken place for 28 years and it's well worth a visit. At any time six different Shakespeare plays are taking place in various College gardens. Last night we went to see 'Midsummer Night's Dream' in the beautiful grounds of St. John's College. It was fantastic - the actors, mostly... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My husband and I visited Cambridge for the first time and thought that visitors could be made more welcome by putting clearer Parking signs up as drove around looking for a longer stay car park until we found a medium stay next to YMCA swimming baths. Also, the Park and Ride was quite expensive and stopped running at 5.30 pm... More 

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