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Trinity College Dublin

Grafton St. | College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 896 1000
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The building facade of Trinity College is among many constructed since the foundation of the College on March 13th, 1592. The design is attributed to Theodore Jacobsen, a London-based amateur architect, with the collaboration of Henry Keene and John Sanderson.
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  • Average9%
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“beautiful campus” (312 reviews)
“long room” (429 reviews)
“student led tour” (133 reviews)
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Grafton St. | College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 1 896 1000
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"beautiful campus"
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"long room"
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"student led tour"
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"kells exhibit"
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"long library"
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"harry potter"
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"steeped in history"
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"walk around"
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"worth a visit"
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"walking tour"
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"great tour"
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Reviewed yesterday

Located in the Centre of Dublin, it is an oasis of tranquility from the bustle outside. Go early if visiting the book of Kelly as the queues are long in the summer. I would recommend a guided tour to hear the full history of the...More

Thank Fiona S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a beautiful campus. Whether you just want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a few hours on the numerous green or want to pop into the veterinary museum - which is full of interesting things & fantastic students who will...More

Thank gill77
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Reviewed yesterday

Trinity is Ireland’s oldest third level college and the sole constituent of Dublin University. Founded by Queen Elizabeth of England in 1591 TCD is usually Ireland’s highest placed university college. It is laid out in squares with some notable buildings: the Theatre(Exam Hall), College Chapel...More

Thank GerD1158
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Quite unique,, if you visit Dublin ,Make it a Must to do ... 👨🏻‍🎓Love the collages all is good at Trinty =3<1 🤷🏼‍♀️

Thank KJC4
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour about the history of the college, given by current students was very interesting. Then you go into the Old Library to see the Book of Kells. It is very crowded but the Old Library is a site to see!

Thank JCapobianco
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful building.. lovely grounds too walk trough. Lots of historic value. Amazing library. And the world famous Book of Kells.

Thank John T
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Reviewed yesterday

the fabulous buildings of trinity college dublin are a must see for any visitors, and a chance to see the magnificent book of kells an ancient manuscript beautifully ornate and delicate work by monks in ancient irelands past.

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed yesterday

Trinity College was definitely one of the highlights of our time in Dublin. Of course one must take time for the Book of Kels though lines may be a little long. Then the long hall of the library was also very impressive. Getting to these...More

Thank John V
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A quick look around this icon. Lovely buildings and grounds, book of Kells crowded and the gift shop ridiculous. Far better to walk out the grounds and visit any of the many gift and souvenir shops in the streets. Worth a look and walk around,...More

Thank AussieB3ar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful historic campus right in the middle of Dublin City. Beautiful grounds & buildings. The Long library is truly inspirational & the book of Kells a must.

Thank racdelfal
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aino k
4 June 2018|
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Response from motorcar1 | Reviewed this property |
You can go yourself. A guided tour will bring the college to life for you.
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niki971
11 December 2017|
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Response from Maire264 | Reviewed this property |
Hi The old library is closed from Dec 22nd to Jan 1st - other than that it should be accessible until 5pm daily - enjoy!
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