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Address: Jesus Ln., Cambridge CB5 8BL, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-339339
Description: One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of...
One of the colleges of Cambridge University that was built on the site of a 12th-century nunnery, and which today features spacious grounds and a pretty 16th-century cloister court.
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This college is a little further outside the core area than some of the others but it's well worth a visit. It provides much easier access than some of the colleges and the nearby... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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195 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This college is a little further outside the core area than some of the others but it's well worth a visit. It provides much easier access than some of the colleges and the nearby Jesus Green provides a great park venue.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I wonder always this: what exactly do so many of these reviews reveal about the reviewer - much more than the establishment, we're getting all up close and personal now. Can one not see beyond the tourist experience, I wonder? There really are sad people out there with no guile and no wiles, who believe all this guff, aren't there?... More 

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Bedford, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of the larger colleges, beautiful grounds and free to enter. The Porter was very helpful and interesting and, because it isn't right in the centre - though it's not that far away - it was virtually empty of tourists even on a sunny summer's day.

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We were staying in guest rooms at Jesus college as guests of one of the professors here. Parking within the grounds through an electrically operated gate was a bonus as trying to park in Cambridge is nigh on impossible. We arranged a permit at the porters loge and he gave us swipe card to our accommodation. The bedroom had been... More 

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Cirencester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were lucky enough to be able to have a stroll around here the day before the Tour de France when many others were closed to the general public. It was very peaceful and the gardens are beautifully tended. We also had a very brief yet obscured view of the Antony Gormely.

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Loughton, Essex, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

College buildings in spacious grounds, approached by the famous chimney (cheminee, walled walk) from Jesus Lane. Away from most other colleges but opposite All Saints church (qv). mellow stone, expansive lawns, and for some reason, an old US fire engine in one of the quads. The impression even more bizarre when we were there because of an international surveillance conference,... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

The college with its courtyards, halls and gardens is amazing. Add a formal dinner with excellent food and great service, and there is nothing to complaint about. I'll definitely go again when a chance appears!

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herts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013 via mobile

Grand dinner held here was disappointing although surroundings were as with all Cambridge colleges magnificent. Starters good both vegetables and meat eaters. Mains dreadful. Vege too busy and tasteless. Beef that really should have been tender took ages to saw and managed to quieter our fellow diners for a long spell as they excercised their jaws! Average desert but odd... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

A pleasure to be able to walk around this old college. The buildings are from different periods and the new ones are blending in very nicely. The location next to Jesus green and Midsummer commons is nice.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

My first visit was on a Thursday night for a formal dinner that I had to attend. Behind the garden walls you can find yourself wondering through a complete maze of passages between courtyards. Definitely this college has a certain enchanting something that makes you love it.

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Address: Jesus Ln., Cambridge CB5 8BL, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-339339
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge

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