A Walk in Cambridge

A Walk in Cambridge, Cambridge, England (B)

It was rainy and a little bit cold, but nevertheless an exciting day out in East Anglia. Cambridge is a breathtaking city well known because of the University of Cambridge, founded in 1209. As soon as you step your foot on to the ground of Cambridge, you are instantly surrounded by history and power of the past.

We started our tour in Benet’s street where we had a glance at St Benet’s church, the oldest building in Cambridge, dating back to 1025. This ancient Anglo-Saxon church has been a place of Christian worship for nearly a thousand years.

On the way we saw this stunning £1 million, mechanical Corpus Clock, where sits a blinking and magnificent chronophage, so called ‘time eater’ in perpetual motion. I borrowed the picture from Google as this new tourist attraction is behind the glass and the picture I made is not that great.

The best example of medieval college court in Cambridge is Corpus Christi College. This was the moment when I fell in love with the city. The buildings are dating from 1352. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Walk in Cambridge
Guide Location: England » Cambridge
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kristina Valisauskaite
Read it on Author's Website: https://maptrotting.com/cambridge-pictorial-tour/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St Benet’s church
  • Corpus Christi College
  • Pembroke College
  • Peterhouse
  • Little Mary’s Lane
  • Laundress Lane
  • Mathematical’ bridge
  • Queen’s College
  • Cloister Court
  • St Catherine’s College
  • Claire’s College
  • Trinity College
  • Fitzwilliam Museum
  • Cambridge King’s College
  • The Round Church