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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  • This place is huge versus what I expected. Finding the entrance isn’t super easy if you’re not coming from the main area. We just had to follow the wall until we found the entrance. There were so...  more »
  • The college campus contains numerous architecturally interesting buildings, but the must-see attraction is the library. As if the thousands of volumes of important literary works, housed in a...  more »
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  • If you need to find a quite spot outdoors to escape the noise of the traffic this is it. Beautiful architecture, some grass at the back where the rugby and cricket pitch are, and if you’re a tourist, a visit to the library and the book of kells is always worth it! Plenty of good photo opportunities on the grounds too. For people to like hidden treasures, peek inside the geology building doors for a Harry Potter worthy stairwell & the skeleton of a now extinct Irish animal.
  • Trinity college is a perfect place to visit in Dublin. The library, the buildings, the university, everything is really nice. It's exactly on the city centre so perfect to for a walk.

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