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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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Beautiful but pricey

A must to see while in Cambridge, however considering you only go inside to have a look and a quick wonder around, it works out expensive for a family of four.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

A must to see while in Cambridge, however considering you only go inside to have a look and a quick wonder around, it works out expensive for a family of four.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Chapel is not to be missed, but religion is alive, I was there and I saw a religious pilgrim in a white robe confessing his sins etc. It was like those pilgrims in the days of old.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Worth the visit but was hard for us to access to see it, had to pretend to be one of them and just walk in.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

we had an absolutely brilliant time this afternoon walking around the college grounds and along the river, the scenery, the architecture and the atmosphere were truly lovely.The history around the whole area is breathtaking and awe inspiring.

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Pontefract
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Kings College is world famous, but the piece de resistance is the famous Chapel, which is by any standards a remarkable piece of architecture and well worth seeing.

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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Read the history and walk the college. This is the premier college in Cambridge, mainly because of the outstanding chapel. A delight.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

the school grounds are impeccable ! It's a really beautiful place to see and imagine the scholars that have been to this school and walked those same pathes. The history is fascinating!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

King's College Chapel is huge and imposing - it is the building most typically associated with Cambridge. There is an entrance fee for non-members of the University, but to visit for free, attend Choral Evensong; this way, you see the college, chapel and get a concert from a world renowned choir all for free. Times are shown on a sign... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We went to evensong as it was music we particularly liked. All the participants were able to sit in the choir. The chapel, which we have visited many times was, as always, very beautiful. We were glad that the painting by Rubens was closed as the chapel looked entirely of its period without it.

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Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The windows are amazing and the history fascinating (good little exhibition in the side chapels) really enjoyed our trip there.

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