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Reviewed 2 days ago

curiosity Cambridge futuristic grasshopper, a good place to show your friends, there is a university nearby, I recommend to see it

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kamila D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This clock is really overrated and ultimately very boring. Tourists crowd around it to take photos and get in the way of traffic and pedestrians. My advice is to walk on by and go and look at something worthwhile, like King's Chapel.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank charlottea1603ad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much part of the tourist trail around the centre of Cambridge. Impressive to see and at busy periods, difficult to photograph due to the sheer number of people about.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank VBT928
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A clock that is different - glitzy but fascinating. Just something different on the street and worth looking at for a few minutes

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Corpus Clock is a large sculptural clock on the outside of the Taylor Library at Corpus Christi College at Cambridge University. You can find it at the junction of Bene't Street and Trumpington Street, looking out over King's Parade. John C. Taylor, an old...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 68lesleyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had in mind that this public clock would be large and bold. But it's fairly small, set behind a large window in the corner of Corpus Christi college and frankly a little disappointing. It should be inside on a large shop floor or a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank empathology
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The enginuity of some inventors/designers is quite extraordinary. Where do they dream up masterpieces like this Corous Clock? It is fascinating to watch the grasshopper on the top literally eating the seconds as they pass into minutes and hours.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arthur W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

So funny watching this clock move. The people surround it to get a photo. It can get a bit crowded, even just to get a look.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 22 October 2018

When we passed the Corpus Clock on our own we were taken aback and thought it was a monstrosity. Next day while on a tour, our guide made a stop at the clock and told us its history along with its ridiculous cost. Not for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The clock on the corner of the street cannot be walked pastwithout noticing the crowds around it. It is truley a sight to behold.

Date of experience: September 2018
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