University College Cork (UCC), Cork

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Stroll among old buildings and vibrant, well-kept grounds and gardens, and take in the history of University College Cork (UCC). Find the visitor center to pick up an audio guide, which will take you to some of the most notable spots on campus. Visit the president's garden, a formerly private space now open to all, which contains mature oaks and giant redwoods, which were planted in the 1840s at the college's inception. Walk the stone corridor and examine the Ogham stones—a series of grave markers for prominent Celtic tribespeople dating from the second or third century. Explore the Crawford observatory, which contains an equatorial telescope, a transit telescope, and a siderostatic telescope. Use our Cork trip planning tool to arrange your visit to University College Cork (UCC) and other attractions in Cork.
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  • If you want to go around inquire you before the buildings are gorgeous the Irish always ready to inform you the tour was later than what I thought I did not have the patience to wait
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  • We had a lovely time in Cork and this is a must see when coming to see this city. It has beautiful grounds and buildings. Lots of history a must see.  more »
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  • It is a famous university with lot of traditions.
  • Churning out fine Marxist students
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