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Things to do in Cambridge

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The top 6 attractions in Cambridge

Universities in Cambridge
Harvard University
Most university teachers from around the world know that Harvard is the oldest and most prestigious university in the United States. It was founded in 1636 in order to train ministers and with the passing of time has acquired its current features and prestige. It was named after John Harvard, an English priest whose bronze statue stands in the park to this day. Walking through, although only on a quick tour, allowed us to see the main building's characteristics, such as its bricks of different shades. Although we had seen photographs of green trees, leafy bushes and splendid Chinese roses, the prevailing cold that April had mostly stripped away this beauty but it could still be glimpsed in some corners and lawn spaces that are kept green. The solid bridge over the Charles River in Cambridge has inspired writers and famous names from literature such as Damaso Alonso and his famous poem To Charles River, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Squares in Cambridge
Harvard Square
Harvard Square is the main square in Cambridge, Harvard University's neighbourhood. This square hosts everything from concerts and demonstrations to markets. There's a huge bookstore there called The Coop and there are many other shops, restaurants, cafes and theatres. It's the ideal place for a stroll or to sit on a terrace and enjoy the views.
Of Cultural Interest in Cambridge
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT stands for Massachusetts Institute of Technology. One of the best universities in the world, It is particularly famous for its tradition of scientific research and contributions to the field of technology. Wandering the halls of its modern buildings and peeking into the rooms, I saw machines that I had never seen before, looking like robots from the future! This is where some of the smartest people in the world turn our imagination into scientific reality!
Universities in Cambridge
Historical Monuments in Cambridge
Churches in Cambridge