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 is the Alma mater of the best Irish writers, including Oscar Wild, the entrance is open to the public until 6pm, overtime walk around the campus gardens. Go to the library, it's beautiful! There are lufares to eat but they close after lunch.
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  • We took the guided tour by a French student (Joseph): great! This guided tour only cost us one euro more than the entrance to the library (€14). This guided tour stops at the entrance of the library. To visit the library, it seemed indispensable to take an audioguide to understand something: on the other hand 5 €/person, it is too expensive.
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  • Dublin's top attraction. I had a tour with the college tour guide (€15) and it was totally worth it. you get to learn quite a bit about the rich history and tradition of the college.
  • The college campus is beautiful. You can take a college walking tour. Will cost about 15 euro. Go to the Book of Kelly and old library. Will cost 14 euros. A bit steep in my opinion. Or take a self guided tour. There is a college shop as well near the old library where you can buy Trinity branded merchandise.
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