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Trinity College Library Dublin

Address: College St, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
Phone Number: 353 1 896 1661
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Ranked #16 of 250 Attractions in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Trinity College itself is a lovely building and its great to see the students bringing the place to life. But the real treat is the Book of Kells exhibition. We only went "cos' we not coming all the way to dublin and not going to see it" (thats my wifes voice :) ) but I'm really glad we did, the... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The grounds of Trinity are pretty impressive but 9eu to see The Book of Kells is a bit extortionate. I thought the view of the library was more interesting. I'd suggest roping a student into getting you in at their discounted price or following some tourist group through.

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A must see the Book of Kells inside the library on the Trinity campus college. Very affordable and no time limit on how much time one wants to stay in the library to view all the contents.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Even on a short visit to Dublin, don't overlook this exceptional experience and give yourself plenty of time to enjoy the hugely informative and engrossing Book of Kells exhibition prior to the actual Library upstairs. First sight of the Library through the doorway on the landing is truly breathtaking. And it gets better as you begin to walk through the... More 

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Kingwood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A wonderful historical building that is a must see when you are in Dublin. We missed it on our first trip and made sure we didn't miss it on our second visit. The exhibits are excellent and you can purchase a self guided tour cassette that gives additional information at each exhibit. To see the actual Book of Kells that... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Book of Kells is really worth seeing, and the library is beautiful. It is a must see if you go to Dublin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Long Room was incredible, a must see!! It looks like something from a fantasy film. It feels like you're walking into a film set.

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful place, I would highly recommend visiting if you're in Dublin. I'm biased as I studied in Trinity and loved it but it really is a beautiful building - even though students don't actually study there anymore but in the far less impressive BLU library, I visited whenever I could as (1) it was free for me and... More 

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Cheam, Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The library itself was interesting to see but the museum you walk through to get there made the overall experience worth the entry fee. Watch out for the closing time as we didn't have that much time before being ushered out. It did mean we got to be in the library almost on our own though at the end.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I love this place and have been a few times, and will visit again. Such a beautiful building. Something to be aware of is that the Book of Kells can be closed at the beginning of the year.

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