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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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For Every College Building Charging and the Bugs that Hung On Our Shirt I was Disappointed

I had waited and longed to see Cambridge, especially after seeing the film, "The Theory of Everything". I must say and I totally believe that cities have their own vibration and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I had waited and longed to see Cambridge, especially after seeing the film, "The Theory of Everything". I must say and I totally believe that cities have their own vibration and energy, and sometimes they do not mix well with our own. I noticed that each and every building in Cambridge had an entrance fee attached, even when there was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere in Cambridge is dominated by the University, especially its architecture but also, especially in term time, the thousands of students, usually on bicycles. Cambridge has more bicycles per head of population than anywhere else in Britain and there has been increasing investment in cycle-ways and better protection from motorists. Now, if only they could figure out a way... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I've been to Oxford, but this was truly staggering. I should like to return to study here some time--perhaps for my dissertation!

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Passo Fundo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I was surprised to see the magnitude of the University and amazed by the old and fantastic buildings. I felt like I was in a film set, full of historical buildings and rich architecture,tons of interesting information in each and every building, could spend a whole month there.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Did this as part of our day tour. But have to say a day is never enough the more the better. Just speechless

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Unforgettable. in short, each college has a history and a personality..studied there a few decades ago and try to visit every time I go England. There is so much history but just walking the streets is wonderful...walk at night time and hear some renaissance style singing in a narrow street near Clare's college is magical.

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I am deeply in love with this place so anything I say is entirely, absolutely, hopelessly prejudiced. Go there. It is compulsory viewing. Live it, enjoy it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I visited the place with my family.World class architecture and famous colleges are mind blowing.Kings college and the Kings chapel is a piece of absolute marvel.The chapel is huge,lots of history ,big divine painting and absolute architectural wonder for the ceiling effects.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Stayed at Christ college absolutely fabulous breakfast brilliant hidden fellows gardens superb comfy bed sparse but very clean room and own bathroom. Porters really helpful all the staff lovely recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

World class lecturing in some of the most architecturally satisfying buildings in Britain. Kings college is stunning and the chapel must be visited. Well worth a day trip when combined with punting

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Address: Trinity Lane, The Old Schools, Cambridge CB2 1TS, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 337733
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge

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