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Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established, the university was formally incorporated in 1571 and was patterned after those of Oxford and Paris with a traditional course of study based on Latin grammar, rhetoric and...more
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All reviews the river day trip beautiful campus every corner open to the public steeped in history isaac newton boat ride walk around lots of history fitzwilliam museum bridge of sighs walking tour architecture students campuses libraries
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cambridge is not the big city that London is, by any means, but it has the most spectacular iconic English university grounds which are breath taking. One feels as if in a movie setting almost. Definitely try having a ride on the river Cam with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cambridge is the gorgeous city famous across the world for its stunning university which inspired minds like Charles Darwin and Stephen Hawking! Cambridge University boasts many stunning buildings and courtyards – there’s lots to see and walk around. The city is beautiful but packed with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank shannonp0909
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a spectacular experience, there are a lot of history in those walls - even though you can´t go into the buildings and se as much as you can at St. Johns College just around the corner.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jens Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inspiring & nurturing environment, supporting both academic & social development. A campus within a city well worth seeing, hearing and eating in. You'll find many people riding bicycles all over the city and as you peer through the window of the many libraries, you'll see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank punitsharma-4
Reviewed 4 January 2019

The tour guide, Mary is fantastic and knowledgeable. She has given us a detailed description of each places we visited on Cambridge and she is also very fun to remind us of the do’s and donts in Cambridge with a good introduction of Cambridge attractions.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

A fantastic visit. The history and beauty of the university is well worth a visit - even a repeat visit. A stunning backdrop to the City of Cambridge

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MsKMs
Reviewed 24 December 2018

We visited Cambridge as part of a tour and had several hours walking around the city and University. We visited Gonville and Caius College, Kings's College, Great Saint Mary's Church. We climbed to the top of the Church through a narrow spire stairway which was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kgv2828
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Cambridge is probably the most picturesque City in the country. The buildings and the surrounding areas are stunning. It doesnt matter what angle you come from every view is a delight. Punting along the river is a must as you will see a good deal...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevieb1957
Reviewed 11 December 2018

There’s so much history in this quaint English town. From Sir Isaac Newton to the Night Climbers, you will hear stories of brilliance and some a tad naughty. It was quite an experience. I highly recommend punting down the River Cam. Will go back!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

A must see area of Cambridge though access is limited to the public and most gates and access points are manned to stop access.

Date of experience: October 2018
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phoebet532
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Response from ekwinokcjum | Reviewed this property |
I think you don't need too. We just walked in:)
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Chu X
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Response from angooredcow | Reviewed this property |
The campuses are open for strolling around since they are part of the towns/villages. However, if you want to gain entrance to a specific college or building, there are restrictions whether it is Christmas eve or Boxing Day... More
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Response from angooredcow | Reviewed this property |
I hope my answer is not too late. Go to Paddington Station to buy train tickets to Oxford. You can also puchase online. Trains to and from Oxford to Central London run all day long. Very efficient. You can pick up a bus... More
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