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Trinity College Library Dublin

College St, Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
353 1 896 1661
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Ranked #26 of 284 Attractions in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Trinity College, also known as the University of Dublin is world renowned as a center of education in the middle of bustling Dublin, Ireland. Ad you enter through front gate, you find yourself going back in time and walking on cobblestones as you cross front square. To your right is the old library that houses ancient books and the Book... More

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Whitehall, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

loved the library and Book of Kells exhibit. We got there just as they opened and there was almost no wait. We learned a lot from the displays of how these ancient manuscripts were made.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Great display of Irish history. Combined with the book of kells and the surrounding buildings of Trinity this is well worth a visit.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Certainly worth a visit, but skip the tour. With tour €12 without €10...The tour takes about 30 minutes OUTSIDE the building.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

A great afternoon well spent in Dublin! We did a walking tour with one of the students, which was well worth the Euros! He not only gave us the history, but insights into the campus and curriculum... You just can't get the knowledge regarding all this from a tour book... The library was remarkable and impressive.... The Book of Kells... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

It was a wonderful experience. Lots of old books. The library looks really well kept and guarded. Take a stroll and read all the banners and whats in the glass case. Its great for book and history lovers!

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Really good to visit an "inclusive" university where visitors, students and locals all sen to be welcomed. Great Georgian architecture, the Book of Kells and the Old Library are all worth a visit.

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Kilwinning, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Visited Dublin this weekend and went to Trinity College to see the Book of Kells. Magnificent and thoroughly mindblowing that such beautiful work was done and so painstakingly in medieval times. The displays are beautiful and can be accessed easily and without worry. Initial queues outisde put us off a little however the queue moves very quickly and at very... More

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Oslo, Norge
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

We went here as part of our Dublin/Ireland-trip, and just dropped in. Mainly to see "the Book of Kells", but took the organized trip, and heard about the college by our very own friendly Harry Potter-lookalike. We enjoyed it, the weather was nice, and we learned more about the college, than just wandering aby ourself.

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Stunning wood work and architecture. Amazing historical books and size. Just amazing. Everyone should see especially after seeing the Book of Kells.

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