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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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Stunning surroundings - perfect wedding day

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to the halls where Newton did his work. Also there is an off spring of the famous apple tree that gave him the inspiration on gravity.

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Ely, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like all of Cambridge, walking through Trinity College is a walk through history. Entering through the Great Gate underneath the statue of Henry the VIII, is just the beginning of a wonderful experience. The chapel is exquisitely beautiful, as is the courtyard where Olympic runners practiced for their races. The Wren Library is second to none--and the view of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's difficult to rate Trinity College in Cambridge as anything but "excellent". According to our guide the college was founded by Henry VIII in 1546, when he combined two existing colleges (King's Hall and Michaelhouse) and seven hostels Since then Trinity has flourished and grown, and is now a home to around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 180 Fellows.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an amazing place, the Great Court being one of the best scenes in Cambridge. It is on a large scale and the buildings are interesting and of great age. It is the courtyard which was portrayed in "Chariots of Fire" where the athlete had to run right round while the clock struck 12. Entrance to the Court is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Though none of the Harry Potter movies were filmed at Cambridge, The Trinity college fountain will make you think you are at Hogwarts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We went to Trinity college as part of our Cambridge vacation. There are many students (or former students) roaming around that will offer to give you a tour. Take the tour! They are full of information and help the college come to life. Do not leave without going into the church. It is iconic and filled with wonderful architecture and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Got to see the grounds of the college by accident, however it was worth it, to see the architecture and the grounds.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

£3 to walk round the rectangle with nothing open - no wonder it is the richest college. Not worth the money. The grounds are attractive but they could just open it for viewing for of charge.

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