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Famous tower

This clock tower at Trinity college is famous. It is on many of the images of the Trinity college... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Pride of place

The Campanile is what hits you as you enter Trinity College from College Green. It’s perfectly... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This clock tower at Trinity college is famous. It is on many of the images of the Trinity college. Worthwhile to take some time for it when you visit Trinity.

Thank Kees00
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The Campanile is what hits you as you enter Trinity College from College Green. It’s perfectly formed and settles in well amongst the other buildings on the quadrangle.

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 22 January 2018

You cannot miss this iconic structure as you enter Trinity College. It is situated right in the centre of the grounds of the college. It is an interesting granite structure that carries its own traditions and superstitions. The student guide gave an informative explanation of...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

You can’t miss the campanile, it’s a focal point of the campus and provides a beautiful backdrop for an already beautiful campus.

Thank carawasthere
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Tour guide of Trinity College led us to the Campanile. He told of us the superstitions of not walking through the Campanile to avoid failing exams. He also explained the four coat of arms.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 30 September 2017

As we entered the courtyard of Trinity College on our way to see the Book of Kells, we saw this structure in the middle. It is quite large and stands tall over the courtyard.

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 5 August 2017

On entering Trinity College throught the great wooden door off College Green one of the first thing to be seen is the Campanile  (bell tower) directly in front. It is situated in Parliament Square in the spectacular grounds of Trinity. The bell tower stands nearly...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Hubby and I were on a mid-week day trip to Dublin when we decided to have a walk around the University grounds. This iconic bell tower is 100 feet tall. We walked underneath it, something which students NEVER do because they believe in a superstition...More

Thank Jilly2903
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is the first thing you see when you enter the gates of Trinity College. It's a beautiful piece of architecture with some interesting history and legends associated with it.

Thank travelfreak53
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The Campanile is outstanding in the centre of the grand quadrangle of this historic place of knowledge and learning. It was donated by the Anglican Archbishop of Armagh and completed in in the early 1850s. Drawing the many visitors to the college, it has a...More

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