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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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The place which have to see everyone!

Unbelievable! The majestic place, same as in all tour guides. My expectations meet the reality ) Cost is 8 pound to see inside.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable! The majestic place, same as in all tour guides. My expectations meet the reality ) Cost is 8 pound to see inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Having the opportunity to finally visit Cambridge the colleges the abundance of life, the narrow streets, interweaving in and out, passing bikes it was great watching people on the river in the punts alas being a couple of OAPs twas a bit dear for us £15 each but still enjoyed other people having a good time, people from all over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Just walking around was a treat! Unfortunately, it was exam time and many of the Colleges were closed to visitors, so didn't get to explore their campuses, which looked to be beautiful. So much history and easy to walk from College to College

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Go During the non-tourist seasons and annoy the students and academics. They don't do a thing but just buy a sandwich and find a spot and just watch its like Harry Potter but hey its real!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

As a Cambridge resident, I tire of being asked 'where is the University?'. Cambridge is a collection of independent colleges (eg King's) spread across the city. The University is simply the administrative body and is of no inherent interest. If you don't know Cambridge, do your homework before visiting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Magdalene College and St Johns Gardens were steeped in history and very beautiful. The Senate House was unbelievably ambient and had marvelous lawns. The Magdalene Master's house garden was magnificent.

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I had great privilege to teach at University of Cambridge. What a place! What a place to be! You fill like all those centuries are just in front of your eyes...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The city of Cambridge offers a unique and memorable time. The city is steeped in history. The thirty one colleges that make up The University of Cambridge comprise of very old to a more modern approach to architecture. This approach to design becomes increasingly notable in the later colleges to join The University of Cambridge. There are colleges that open... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We walked around many of the colleges, and attended two music concerts in both a library and chapel.. This was the highlight of the trip and then headed up to Ely to see the chapel there.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Beautiful buildings and a sense of history. Bustling city with good places to eat. Easy to walk around. Parking is difficult - leave your car away from the centre and bus or taxi.

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