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Address: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-331100
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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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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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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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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Well worth a visit, especially to view the courtyard buildings and take photos. The porters on hand are also very helpful to visitors.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Steeped in history, Kings College is where Sir Isaac Newton studied and taught. Its decorative spires dominate the Cambridge skyline in a city brimming with beautiful architecture. A walk around the quadrangle is like stopping back into the past

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

King's College Cambridge is a beautiful college. The architecture and Kings college chapel are beautiful. The only downside is the cost of entry. The cost of entry into the chapel is a bit of a ripoff really. Otherwise well worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Visited here today (2nd Jan) so it was rather quiet, few tourists, downside that some buildings around the colleges were closed (including the chapel) but upside is that it saved us money and is still lovely to look at from outside. King's Chapel is much larger than I imagined, indeed huge, and is impressive to look at outside with wall-to-wall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The building was beautiful and iconic. Sadly we only got to see it from the outside as it was closed for filming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

By the sightseeing i think cambridge is better than oxford :p - sorryoxford! The building is Amazing. More beautiful in real!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Cathedral is very beautiful, rich in architectural design (late gothic). There is an entrance fee to this college and usually it is quite busy too, so keep that in mind if you want to visit. However, to me it was a very special place to see, and one that you can only really experience when you are there and... More 

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