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Trinity College Library Dublin

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Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: College St, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 896 1661
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my husband though I was crazy when I told him we were visiting a college library during a short trip to Dublin. He, and our kids (and yours truly) were all duly Impressed after... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

my husband though I was crazy when I told him we were visiting a college library during a short trip to Dublin. He, and our kids (and yours truly) were all duly Impressed after having gone through the Book of Kells exhibit and the Long Room. The Book of Kells is an amazing piece of art. The artistry and effort... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Beautiful campus, but paying for the tour really wasn't worth it for me. It is the only tour in Dublin I actually was not too satisfied with the tour because it was too short and we didn't go into any buildings.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Absolutely worth the effort. Book of Kells fantastic, as is the Long Room. No rush or queue. A step back pinto history. Friendly and cheery staff .

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

History of the Book of Kells was wonderful. Such color and artistry! Learned to appreciate the challenge in just keeping the thing safe from all the turmoil in the centuries after it was written. Library is one-of-a-kind. Get there early to avoid the lines!

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Blaine, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful - amazing the number of books in this library. Some are displayed out - but just the shear number of books and the room itself is worth walking thru.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Calling all Harry Potter Fans. If you want to step back in time, or to Hogwarts, check out the library. Beautiful dark woods, a winding staircase, thousands of tomes bound in worn leather. It is one of the most beautiful spaces I have seen in a long time. Reeking of history. The book of Kells is interesting, but this room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went primarily to see the Book of Kells. The queue was very long outside the Library, though the Library people did well in moving the visitors through in relatively good time. There was plenty of architecture to admire while we were waiting so the time went fairly quickly. The displays leading up to the room where the Book of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The Book of Kells is amazing, but you need to be patient as the queue is long. Someone then hurries you along so you don't have too much time looking at the book. The library is stunning though, and is accessed through the Book of Kells exhibition. So it is worth the wait just for this.

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Awesome College Campus - very impressed, and felt welcomed like we were home. We enjoyed seeing the Book of Kells + all the student life even in the summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Right in the heart of Dublin is this treasure of world civilization. The illuminated manuscripts attest to the Irish passion for words and language and are a symbol as much as they are an object of beauty.

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Address: Address: College St, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 1 896 1661
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre

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