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[Europe Travel] United Kingdom: Cambridge

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Cambridge is a university city in the eastern part of England. It is famous for having 31 universities, including the University of Cambridge. It is not only a university city, but also has a large shopping mall and a place called Market Hill, which is very busy. Called Silicon Fen in Cambridge in recent years, the high-tech industry is developing rapidly. There are also tourist destinations such as museums, botanical gardens and art galleries, which are visited by a large number of tourists.

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Location

Cambridge is a city located in the eastern part of England.

History

Cambridge has developed as a university city. The University of Cambridge was founded in the Middle Ages and has a history of more than 800 years. It is also a land that has produced many prominent researchers, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Stephen Hawking. Cambridge is now a proud school city in England.

Climate

Cambridge is warm and comfortable in the summer. Winter is very cold and cold. Temperatures range from 2 ° C to 22 ° C throughout the year.

Language

The official language in England is English.

Security

Since Cambridge is a school city, there are many students and it is relatively safe. However, please be careful as there are many pickpockets in tourist areas.

Race

There are many Anglo-Saxon species in England. Others are Asian immigrants.

industry

Cambridge has a very developed high-tech industry in recent years. Electronics, engineering, nearing, and biotechnology are gathered together and it is very busy.

religion

Christians make up more than 70% of the UK. Others are Muslims and Hindus.

currency

Pounds are used in the United Kingdom.

Sightseeing spot 1 : King’s College Chapel

A chapel in King’s College, University of Cambridge. It is said to be the most beautiful tourist destination in Cambridge. A beautiful stand glass is set in it and it is very beautiful.

Sightseeing spot 2 : Fitzwilliam Museum

It is a museum in Cambridge University. You can go sightseeing for free. There are also famous paintings such as Picasso and Monet, and there are many spectacular works of art such as antiques and sculptures.

Sightseeing spot 3 : Anglesey Abbey

It is a beautiful garden. There is also a tour to see the inside of the mansion, where you can learn about the collection of art, jewelry and the history of this building collected by the British aristocrat Fairhaven.

Sightseeing spot 4 : River Cam

The River Cam is the river from which the name Cambridge is derived. There are several boat stops called Punts. The punt does not row by itself, but the rower rides with it.

Sightseeing spot 5 : University of Cambridge

Cambridge University is a comprehensive university with multiple colleges, and has a history of 600 years, and each stone building has an atmosphere. Even tourists can enter by paying the entrance fee.

Sightseeing spot 6 : Cambridge University Botanic Garden

The Cambridge University Botanic Garden is located within the University of Cambridge and you can enjoy many kinds of flowers. There is a bench and a cafe.

Sightseeing spot 7 : The Centre for Computing History

The Computer Museum is a museum in Cambridge where you can enjoy the history of computers. Even the Famicom and the first PlayStation are on display, and you can play games.

Sightseeing spot 8 : St. John’s College

It is one of the colleges of the University of Cambridge, located on the north side of Cambridge. The college was built on the grounds of a hospital in 1511 and is said to be the place where ghosts appear.

Sightseeing spot 9 : Trinity College

It is one of the Colleges of the University of Cambridge, located just in the center of Cambridge. We have produced many Nobel laureates.

Sightseeing spot 10 : Market Square

Market Square located in the center of Cambridge. It is very popular with tourists because it is a place where you can buy various items such as miscellaneous goods, clothing such as stalls, paintings, and jewelry.

Sightseeing spot 11 : Grantchester

Grantchester is a small village with thatched roof houses. You can feel the natural beauty of England. You can spend a relaxing time in a very peaceful place.

Sightseeing spot 12 : Orchard Tea Garden

A cafe with a history of over 100 years. Many tourists come to eat the royal warrant jams and scones. It is a place where you can spend time drinking delicious tea.

Sightseeing spot 13 : Mathematical bridge

A bridge whose geometric and arched shapes are carefully calculated. With its unique design, many tourists come to take pictures.

Sightseeing spot 14 : Sedgwick Museum 

The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences exhibits fossils and specimens, as well as a replica of the skeleton of Iguanodon. Spider fossils and crayfish fossils are also on display.

Sightseeing spot 15 : Corpus clock

A clock installed outside the Taylor Library at Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge. The time is displayed by the light leaked by the rotation of the disk with a mechanical clock without a digital display or hands.。

Sightseeing spot 16 : St. Mary’s Church

St. Mary’s Church is a towering church in the center of Cambridge University. It is located in an area where tourists gather, in the immediate vicinity of major tourist destinations. You can go up the stairs to the top of the tower.

観光スポット17 : Round Church

It is a circular church and inside is a visitor center with tourist information on Cambridge. The second oldest church in Cambridge, with a history of 1130 years.

Sightseeing spot 18 : Cambridge Science Centre

A science museum in the heart of Cambridge. There is also a magic show that uses science, and there is also a corner where you can actually experiment.

Sightseeing spot 19 : Queens College

Queens College is one of the oldest colleges at the College of Cambridge, founded in 1448. The first coat made of red brick is a symbolic building.

Hotel

Cambridge has plenty of accommodation. It is common to use the London airport to get to Cambridge. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.

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