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Address: Grafton St. | College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: (+353) 01 896 1000
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
Description: The building facade of Trinity College is among many constructed since the...
The building facade of Trinity College is among many constructed since the foundation of the College on March 13th, 1592. The design is attributed to Theodore Jacobsen, a London-based amateur architect, with the collaboration of Henry Keene and John Sanderson.
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Nice place to visit

It's a nice place to see, specially the library with the old Book of Kells, outside it has a nice green area, and interesting other areas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

It's a nice place to see, specially the library with the old Book of Kells, outside it has a nice green area, and interesting other areas.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Visited Book of Kells on a Friday AM. Very interesting exhibit with beautiful pages open. Allow an hour, doors open at 10 AM and line up early for admission, and this was April!!

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Coleraine, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The College is a wonderful place with great buildings and lovely grounds. It is a massive place with lots of activity going on and students about making a great atmosphere. We almost got lost it is so big but lovely

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Trinity College is a place where you feel you're a lit bit more intelligent just for being there :-P it's worth the visit. The College is really beautiful.

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Trinity college is conveniently located at one of the hop on, hop off bus stops in Dublin, and if you are at all interested in historic libraries and magnificent works of antiquity, it is a must do! The library is the main focus, because that is where the Book of Kells is located. Only one page is ever on display,... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Trinity College is the oldest Irish university and one of the great tourist attractions of the city. Once inside its hallowed portals one is transposed into one of the great educational establishments of the world. You can't say you have really experienced Dublin if you never visited Trinity College. The Library is wonderful attraction - the Long Room is phenomenal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

The library is a very nice place. It is no longer a place for students to study as a library but rather a tourist attraction. The books are really old and preserved so we are not allowed to touch them. It is like a free museum now. But it is only free if a student brings you in. The College... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

There seemed to be a lot going on but it was a bit chaotic and signage could have been better, especially to point out exits and entrance points. Campus is historic and beautiful. Several obnoxious students took a little away from the charm of the place, but most of them seemed friendly enough.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Book of Kells is one in their kind, its the heart of celtic-christina art, something worth to know it. Each day you can see other page, somethines is more interesting, somethimes you can see inicial or just text, depends of the day. But on St. Patricks Day each year you can see it totally for free!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Spend an hour or so strolling round this city centre campus (or better still, take a tour). The atmosphe of students bustling and chatting is welcoming to tourists too- the refectory is open to students, staff and visitors alike. The buildings are an interesting mix of classic and modern and there is plenty of green space to watch the world... More 

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