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Address: 31 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TB, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-338400
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Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree...

Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton to develop his theory of gravity.

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Beautiful historic college of Cambridge

Our visit was not very long, but memorable and very much worth seeing. Several of the areas were not accessible on the day we visited, so this was disappointing, but... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our visit was not very long, but memorable and very much worth seeing. Several of the areas were not accessible on the day we visited, so this was disappointing, but understandable. As noted by others, the chapel is just stunning. Take in the history and enjoy! Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Trinity college is the most important, famous and powerful of at least Cambridge, so kind of a must see. Nice chapel, although not as impressive as chapels of other colleges and structure. Could not see the library as you can see it just from 12am to 2pm.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Trinity Colleague was nice to walk around. However this isn't really too much to see. I would recommend a short visit.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Though a lot of areas are roped off, and there's a weird overkill on security (followed about by bowler hatted men as if we were a terrorist threat!) This is worth seeing. The site of 2 small v early colleges, Trinity was founded by Henry VIII and the Tudor gateways and buildings are truly superb. You get to see the... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth spending an hour or so in the quadrangle and if you can get access to other parts of the college. Trinity has produced over 30 Nobel prize winners and has an outstanding history within academia. The Chapel is also most impressive, not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to pay to go in but well worth the £3 fee. Beautiful grounds, interesting chapel and helpful bursars walking the grounds who can answer questions you may have.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No tour of Cambridge would be complete without a visit to at least one of the colleges, but with admission fees ranging up to £8, it can be an expensive business. Trinity College charges a relatively modest £3, which allows you to tour the quadrangle and the chapel of one of the larger and wealthier colleges. Founded by Henry VIII... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend studied Maths at Trinity and was keen to show me around.As a former student we were given special exemption to go in. Magnificent courtyard as you enter , with smaller courtyard past the dining hall.The famous library was closed so we had to make do admiring it from the outside.Must go if you can

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Attended a friends wedding here and it was simply stunning. We had the run of the whole place and all loved it from start to finish.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

We walked through this campus and enjoyed it. You can see the window of the room where Sir Isaac Newton studied. The best part of the visit was the chapel which was quite lovely. The choir happened to be singing which made it extra nice.

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