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Trinity College

Address: Grafton St. | College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
Phone Number: (+353) 01 896 1000
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Ranked #19 of 603 things to do in Dublin
Type: Colleges & universities, Historic sites, Libraries, Sights & Landmarks, Traveler Resources
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
Fee: No
Owner description: The building facade of Trinity College is among many constructed...
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Type: Colleges & universities, Historic sites, Libraries, Sights & Landmarks, Traveler Resources
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We took a walk around the college and it was just amazing, its very historic. If we had more time i would have loved to have went & had alook inside it!

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Dublin it would be a waste not to visit and wander around the campus situated right in the centre of this historic city and completely free of charge. Then visit the Book of Kells exhibition. The admission charge for the latter also takes you into the magnificent wooden panelled and vaulted library - all together it... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Just walk around first to get a sense of the place then see the book of Kells Wow!!! now you connect with Ireland!!

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Toronto
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful campus to wander around. The buildings are architecturally beautiful, a lot of them very old-looking, and there's a lot of well-maintained green space. It's nice to go during the day or early evening because then you get to enjoy the busy atmosphere of everyday life with all the students doing their thing. It's quite lovely in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Trinity College is one of the iconic colleges in the world being the alma mater of such luminaries as Jonathan Swift, who was Dean, Oscar Wilde and Bram Stoker to name a few. It is also home to one of Ireland's great heritage treasures, the Book of Kells although there is an admission charge for this. The best thing to... More 

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San Ramon, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Good to say that you visited one of the oldest universities on Earth. Many historical buildings, but there is no campus tour given during the winter months.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is one of the most beautiful buildings in Dublin city with beautiful green areas and it is also so full of history. I worked in the Library in Trinity College and its free to wander around the grounds there is a charge to see the Book of Kells but it is definitely worth it. Would bring all the family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Very interresting collage in Dublin City Center, with lots of historical value and facts. Must see the Trinity Library, where the Book of Kells is and the Long Room. Collage Students take you for a visit and tell you about the history of the place. But if you have an exam to do, dont pass under the bell tower... Ask... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I went to university in Trinity and brought myb daughter and friend there taste part of a cultural trip around Dublin. Do enter by the front gate and the echo from the cobblestones and going through the arch into Front Square takes you into a different time and place. There is of course the Book of Kells to see, but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Walking thru the front arch,you are in a different world from the ever busy college green outside.you are immediately aware that this is an ancient place of learning.to further this sense of academia,make for the old library and marvel at its oak panelling, bookshelves and of course,the ancient book of Kells etc,.afterwards,why not walk around ,maybe it's a sunny day... More 

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