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Commonly referred to as Caius (pronounced Keys,) this college offers graduate and undergraduate studies to approximately 800 students every year, and is part of the University of Cambridge.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“porterhouse” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TA, England
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"porterhouse"
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"tree lined avenue"
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"nobel laureates"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by Gonville and Caius to sign the commemoration book for Stephen Hawking. The chapel where it was is stunning, as you would expect. There was a short queue, but there were multiple books one could sign, as there had obviously been so many...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is one of the few colleges that allows visitors. I went in to sign on Prof Hawking's condolence book and also to have a look. The college grounds and the chapel are free to roam around.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Free to enter, lovely Spring planting around the Quad. Founders tomb in chapel and the Gate of Honour,

Thank KAW687
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Would put the review at good rather than very good. Interesting. The college where Stephen Hawkings did research/studied/taught? Worth a visit. Interesting facade with stories about the figures on the wall.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Lovely college, well maintained gardens and lawns, it was open to visitors on the day we visited and we enjoyed our visit.

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

As an old Caius man (known as "Locksmiths"), I was here in the 1950s, when Gussy "Cold Breath" Atherston; Trevor Fforde-Smithers (aka "The Fistula") and Ben Oger-Beastmoran ("The Beast of the Backs") were up. We caused havoc! Our old college is a haven of tranquil...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Free and inviting. Another good example of a college and if you have not much time, worth a ten mins

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

A beautiful College with opportunities for some great photos. Anybody who seen Porterhouse Blue with the great David Jason back in the 90s will feel they have gone back in time. The chapel is especially beautiful.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This college sits discreetly on Trinity street and could be missed among the tourist hordes. It is not as dramatic as nearby Trinity or St John's but is q haven of calm alongside the busy city centre

Thank Ges R
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Gonville and Caius (pronounced ‘Kees’) College is named after its co-benefactors Edmund Gonville who established it in 1348 and John Caius who rescued it from near ruin in 1557. It is a vast institution resembling from its main entrance on Trinity Street something of a...More

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