King's College, Cambridge
With a university heritage dating back as far as
1209, the city of Cambridge is steeped in tradition. Its colleges
have been added piecemeal by patrons over centuries, with visitors
enjoying 800 years of European architecture. The prestigious
University of Cambridge, which dates back to the 13th century,
gives the town an academic gravitas while simultaneously providing
it with a youthful and exuberant population.
Cambridge offers a number of historic buildings and
sites worth exploring, including Kings College Chapel, the Church
of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Great St Mary's Church. There are
also a plethora of top-notch museums in Cambridge, dedicated to
zoology, classical archaeology, earth sciences, anthropology, art,
and local history.
Daffodils and summer flowers carpet the Backs, the
name given to an area covering the banks of the River Cam. This
make summer and spring ideal seasons punting in Cambridge. The city
has a number of parks and gardens that provide quiet retreats from
the urban city centre.
Cambridge offers first class accommodation, as well
as an abundance of shops, culture, and entertainment, all features
that make the pretty town one of England's most popular holiday
destinations. It hosts several popular festivals, including the
Cambridge Summer Music Festival and the Cambridge Shakespeare
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