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Wednesday 26 August 2015

Dublin: Trinity College

Trinity College was founded as the 'mother' of a new university in 1592. However, no other college was ever established thereafter and it remains the sole constituent of the University of Dublin until today. Therefore, Trinity College is synonymous to University of Dublin for practical purpose.



We took a guided tour of the college during our visit and our guide was a student volunteer. He was very proud to be a student at the best university in Ireland and also a top-ranked university in the world.



Despite its location in the bustle and hustle of the city of Dublin, the college ground retains a tranquil atmosphere, thanks to the compact design of the college layout. Being one of the top tourist attractions in Dublin, the college also remains conducive for the students.


The highlight of the college tour was non other than the visit to the Old Library to see the Book of Kells. Yes, you hear me right, to see, but not to read this ancient text. No photo-taking was allowed, so I don't have any photo of this precious book kept in this library along with some other ancient books.


The visit to the library includes a walking tour of the Long Room which houses very rare and early volumes of books. After walking through the Long Room, we concluded the tour of the college.





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