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Top sights in Cambridge

Cambridge is one of England’s top university cities. This fair town in Cambridgeshire is home to many colleges that have been around since medieval times, and they’re popular attractions for foreign visitors, whether they’re there as tourists or prospective students. Other must-sees in Cambridge are its well-preserved churches, free-entry museums, historic bridges, and the famous River Cam.

The Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum sits along Trumpington Street. It is one of the most popular places to visit in Cambridge and is part of Cambridge University. This free-entry institution houses an extensive collection of art and antiquities from recovered artifacts and pottery from the old world to some of the masterpieces of impressionists like Monet and Renoir.
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Cambridge University Botanic Garden

One of the top things to do in Cambridge for both locals and tourists is to spend a lovely, relaxing afternoon taking in the gorgeous scenery of Cambridge University Botanic Garden. Its greenhouses showcase various habitats and the plants are arranged to give visitors a visual treat. Visit during the fall to marvel at the autumn colours, or in the winter months to see the winter garden.
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King's College Chapel

King’s College Chapel in the King’s College section of Cambridge University was built in the 16th century. This beautiful holy site is an exemplary piece of Gothic architecture, and it is one of the city’s most important historic structures. It is also notable for its marvelous stained-glass windows and it serves as a place of respite and silent reflection for students.
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Mathematical Bridge

The Mathematical Bridge is a wooden footbridge built centuries ago. It is situated along the River Cam and connects two sections of the Queen’s College of Cambridge University. This historic landmark is a popular photo stop. It has a unique design with an interesting story behind it, and you can hear all about it if you take one of the River Cam boat tours.
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