Trinity College Dublin, Dublin

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To soak up the academic atmosphere of a historical university, take a student-guided tour of Trinity College Dublin. Established by Queen Elizabeth I over four centuries ago, this college is one of the country's major architectural landmarks, its campus boasting numerous well-maintained Georgian and Victorian buildings. The college library holds 250,000 rare volumes, most notably the "Book of Kells," a lavishly decorated sacred text created around the year 800. End your day with a visit to the science gallery, featuring engaging exhibits about the relationship between art and science. Check online for available tour dates and times, and remember to pick up your library tickets at the university's front gate. Using our world travel planner, Dublin attractions like Trinity College Dublin can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A beuaitful old college, the site for many films, and a lot of hisotry to boot - the library is wel worth roaming around. 
    A beuaitful old college, the site for many films, and a lot of hisotry to boot - the library is wel worth roaming around.  more »
  • I joined a walking tour to explore the oldest university in Ireland. What an excellent experience, recalled my university life many years ago! 
    I joined a walking tour to explore the oldest university in Ireland. What an excellent experience, recalled my university life many years ago!  more »
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  • I visited friends who were studying at trinity college. I had a look around and it is an amazing college. It was too busy to fully appreciate it and see more. I will be back again. Worth a visit if you are in the area.
  • It is a place for the nourishment of the minds of the future...but also a great place to spend the evening. A lot of green areas, gorgeous architecture. A great place to visit in Dublin.

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