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Trinity College Dublin

Grafton St. | College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 896 1000
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USD 16.20*
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Dublin Historical Walking Tour
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Book of Kells Early Access Tour with Dublin Castle
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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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“beautiful campus” (277 reviews)
“long room” (403 reviews)
“student led tour” (126 reviews)
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Grafton St. | College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 896 1000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walked around the college as a prelude to visiting The Book of Kelly’s. Historic buildings and interesting to see.

Thank Kasbah102
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful campus. Was neat to walk around. Bigger than I expected. Easy to find and walk around. I loved the theater, it had charter.

Thank LisaPorcelli
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful univeristy Close to city center Take a guided tour it's offered by university students in 12 euros Timing of tour r written near reception on notice board Library is must to visit

Thank zeesh7
Reviewed 3 days ago

Trinity College is nice to wander through especially if you are also visiting the Book of Kells and Old Library Exhibition. We didn't do a tour but just wandered about on our own. I imagine it would take quite a bit of time if you...More

Thank Laurel_Jans
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a pleasant ground tour of this historical college with a student guide before visiting the library containing the manuscript of the Book of Kells. A fine academic institution and one of Ireland's oldest universities. It is considered to be one of the most prestigious...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very busy tourist attraction, highly recommend and take the tour from one of the current/former students. Our guide was terrific, great knowledge and insight. Place is oozing in history. Wonderful place to see.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quick little wander round the grounds. Really pretty and free. Central so ideal to just bob in. They have QR codes that can be scanned to give you more information about the founders of the college.

Thank Jordan0701
Reviewed 6 days ago

Some amazing buildings, worth a walk around to drink in the atmosphere and architecture, great photographic location both day and night.

Thank WendyH9876
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful campus, cultural and important, The library is something that you cannot miss it at the heart of Dublin city center

Thank Raffael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous place to visit, very quiet and respectful atmosphere, almost like a church. Millions of books, statues also. Very informative, a place to deffinitely visit.

Thank Mary B
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12 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!
Katharina K
24 September 2017|
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Response from Laurie C | Reviewed this property |
yes. you do have to buy a ticket to have access to the library.
31 May 2017|
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Response from Milo528 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on when you are travelling - check the website and err on the side of caution and book a tour would be my suggestion. And leave some room to wander around Dublin City. You might want to take a walking tour or a... More