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Address: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-331100
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Description: Dating from the mid-15th century and one of the finest examples of...
Dating from the mid-15th century and one of the finest examples of medieval architect, this college’s main draw is its chapel that houses Rubens’ Adoration of the Magi.
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The most imposing of the colleges, it's impossible not to be impressed by this stunning collection of buildings.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The most imposing of the colleges, it's impossible not to be impressed by this stunning collection of buildings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Because I have a son at King's College, it has a special place in my heart. That also means we get to enjoy breakfast in the dining hall and visit areas of the college most visitors miss. Even just from the outside, though, it's iconic and worth a look.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Okay, it's beautiful but...there is no place to sit after you leave the chapel. We walked a long way and I needed to rest and thought I would sit down on a bench and write a postcard. There are NO SEATS! So I sat on some steps and was told that it was not allowed. I asked the person who... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Its a stunning beautiful building with gorgeous grounds. However, there is not much actual access to the building. Still well worth seeing.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Jaw dropping! My jaw literally dropped open when seeing Kings College for the first time several years ago when I moved to Cambridge! Even though I ride past it every day on the way to work, I still appreciate the majestic gothic spires and overall grandness of the college. Keep a look out for peregrine falcons that often perch on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

King's College is situated right in the heart of Cambridge, backing onto the river. It has one of the most famous sights in the city - its chapel - which is as big as many cathedrals. The architecture of the college is well worth seeing.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

It was good to see around the grounds of one of the famous colleges in the UK, however for the price we should have been allowed to look around inside too. It was £8 per person which I can't see being justified considering the wealth of the college and all we did was look around the grounds. Unfortunately this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

beautiful architecture for university buildings and chapel. And dont forget to wander through grounds and gardens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We learned that it is the college of the riches. Great college. Very big campus, very big chapel, very big library and spacious gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

From beginning to end, the planning to the execution was fantastic. The reception drinks on the lawns leading down to the Cam started things off followed by an amazing wedding breakfast. Yes the surroundings are truely amazing be they would be nothing without the hard work of Lottie and her team thank you they made everything so special. Would highly... More 

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