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King's College Chapel

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Address: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-331100
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Description: This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515...
This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515, and is the site where many great scholars were educated.
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It was quite expensive to visit, but well worth it. The chapel is beautiful and the exhibition about the history of the chapel very informative. We were also able to walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

It was quite expensive to visit, but well worth it. The chapel is beautiful and the exhibition about the history of the chapel very informative. We were also able to walk around the college grounds.

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South Brent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Worth every penny just to see the vaulted ceiling. It took us almost 3 years to get the very ordinary roof on our new build water tight, so to produce something like this in 3 years is awe inspiring. Disappointed not to find Anne Boleyn s initials on the rood screen.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Having been constructed in the rimes of Henry VI in about 1500 AD I was awestruck at this most expressive of Gothic buildings. The fact it is functional on a daily basis is of further amazment. It is a 8£ entry which also allows youinto the college grounds. It is worth the visit.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing place to visit. So much history, beauty and peace. It's very interesting to see how the Chapel developed over the years. The fan vaulted ceiling is incredible. Look out for Anne Boleyn's initials carved into the oak screen along with Henry VIII's.

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Pergola, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

After the experience I'm sure the best way to live and know this place is when it's enacting its main function. Last Maundy Thursday I visited King's College Chapel. I was interested both in the place and the liturgy. The structure is solemn but still rather agile. The celebration was weighty and simple. The choir was singing accompanied by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful architecture and history very clean. Lots of nice little shops interesting market everything made and sold by stall holders eg jewellery,cakes & pies, soap, wooden crafts etc..people seem relaxed & friendly too. First visit will deffinatly return.

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UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Going to Cambridge without Vising the Chapel should be a crime. It holds very impressive architecture and lovely grounds.

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

A wonderful experience to see the inside of the chapel, which we see every year on Christmas from Kings.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I have wanted to visit this chapel for ages, having watched the Christmas Eve Carols from King's every year for as long as I can remember. It was an amazing experience. We were greeted warmly by the young lady in the ticket/gift shop who suggested a ticket allowing entry for a year for the same price as a day ticket... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

One of the finest late Gothic buildings in the world. It is truly stunning and a work of art. No visit to Cambridge is complete without going there.

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