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Trinity College

Grafton St. | College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
(+353) 01 896 1000
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Ranked #31 of 284 Attractions in Dublin
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Type: Educational Sites, Historic Sites, Libraries
Activities: Group tours/bus tour
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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... more » 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. « less
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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

A must for anyone visiting Dublin. History culture and learning all in one. Definitely worth seeing the Book of Kells and Trinity Library. Both unique and unmissable. Although within the City with the hustle bustle and noise once inside grounds you could have been transported to another world. We visited on a hot and sunny afternoon and found the whole... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The students give about an interesting 30-minute tour of the campus grounds pointing out the major buildings and providing a bit of history of the college. They do a nice job with it. The tour starts on the west side of the college and includes admission to see the Book of Kells, so make sure that you take the tour... More

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Saint John, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Well worth checking out on your trip to Dublin. I spent two afternoons, laying out in the elusive Dublin sun with some canned beers from the campus bar (2 euro 50 a can), chatting with newly made friends. The campus is really pretty, and certainly worth walking around, but if you just want a great, quiet spot to relax in... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We decided to join one of the tours which are given by students studying at the College- and it was definitely a great decision! They were extremely helpful and engaging! Would highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The college is well worth seeing. I recommend the 30 minute tour. I hate guided tours, but this one was well done and very interesting. The library is well worth seeing and the Book of Kells. Highly recommend.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Beautiful campus, the students who study here must be well inspired with the history and setting. The old library and book of kells was well worth a visit

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I thought I would "pop"in to check out the college! 3 hours later I left with some great memories! Make sure you do the tour guide! They are all under graduates at the college and have a vast amount of knowledge and also extremely entertaining!! It would not have been quite so much fun without the tour!! The book of... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Amazing campus that still operates as a prestigious college. The library is amazing and the Book of Kells, if it is your interest, is quite impressive, although there were lines everytime we went by.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visited Trinity College during our trip to Dublin and quite enjoyed it. While the price for the guided tour is a bit steep (12 euro for 30 min) it includes access to the famed library and book of Kels. The tour was interesting, though brief and our guide was more than happy to answer any questions that we may... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

if you want visit something different in a capital city, u can go in this place. is a little happy oasis in the middle of the city center. here u can stay, enjoy your time sit on the park, see different couture, relax one moment first to restart your city tour.

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