Things to do in Cambridge

5 beautiful sights in Cambridge you don’t want to miss

Top 5 beautiful sights in Cambridge

Cambridge, the city of history, knowledge, and culture, has always been a magnet for tourists and travellers from all around the world. With its magnificent architecture, world-renowned universities, and historic landmarks, it is not surprising that Cambridge attracts millions of visitors every year. So, if you’re planning a visit to Cambridge and want to make the most out of your trip, make sure you don’t miss these top sights in Cambridge! 

Cambridge University: 

The prestigious Cambridge University is one of the most iconic and beautiful universities in the world, with stunning architecture dating back to the 13th century. The University boasts numerous impressive buildings, including Trinity College, King’s College Chapel, Christ’s College, and St. John’s College. You can also visit the museums, libraries, and art galleries, which are all open to the public. In particular, spots that stand out are King’s College Chapel, Trinity Great Gate, and Christ’s College Great Gate.

The River Cam:

One of the most beautiful sights in Cambridge is the River Cam is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty of the city.  You can hire a punt or join a guided tour and take a leisurely trip along the river while admiring the historic architecture and picturesque gardens that line the banks. 

 Cambridge Botanic Garden: 

For nature lovers, the Cambridge Botanic Garden is an oasis of tranquility and beauty. The garden, founded in 1846 boasts over 8,000 different species of plants from around the world. It’s the perfect place to unwind, explore, and learn more about the wonders of nature.

Take a stroll through the fragrant herb garden, wander along the water lily-filled lake, or explore the magnificent glasshouses, each one showcasing different climate zones and plant habitats.

The Fitzwilliam Museum: 

This museum is one of the finest art and antiquities museums in Europe, with an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures, and other artworks. For art lovers, the Fitzwilliam Museum is a must-see. Home to a vast collection of art and artifacts from around the world, the museum boasts masterpieces from renowned artists such as Rubens, Rembrandt, and Monet. The museum also houses a wide variety of sculptures, pottery, and porcelain, making it a fascinating place to explore. For current exhibitions take a look at their website

Great St. Mary’s Church:

 This stunning church, located in the heart of the city, is a must-see for anyone interested in history and architecture. Dating back to the 15th century, the Great St. Mary’s Church boasts an impressive tower and stunning stained glass windows. Visitors can climb the tower to get panoramic views of the city, which is particularly lovely on a sunny day.

Cambridge is a city filled with history, culture, and stunning sights, so make sure to add these five attractions to your must-visit list and have a memorable trip!


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Punting down the River Cam. One of the beautiful sights in Cambridge
Kings College Chapel


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