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King's College

King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
44-1223-331100
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Ranked #10 of 107 Attractions in Cambridge
Type: Educational Sites
Owner description: 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’... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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91 reviews 91 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We were lucky to visit King's College with our wonderful walking tour guide. No lines, as the tour of the King's Chapel was included in the tour. The King's Chapel is the finest example of English Gothic architecture with incomparable fan-vault ceiling, wooden screen (with Anne Boleyn's execution carving), spectacular stained glass windows, and beautiful organ and altar. The College... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

What a special place, with its magnificent buildings, lovely scenery and such a quaint little town it is really worth a visit if in Cambridge. Would highly recommend.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A must visit if in Cambridge. A very impressive college with outstanding buildings all around and of course the unbelievable Chapel.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Although we didn't go inside King's College, we walked around it and felt impressed by the history, atmosphere & beautiful design of the old building.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A bit expensive, but apart from that it's a good place to visit, unique buildings with lots of photo opportunities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I visited Kings College and Pembroke College as part of the two hour official guided tour of Cambridge with Tony as our guide - excellent!

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Burry Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

A fascinating place, seen so often on Christmas TV. Visited as part of a walking tour, which is also highly recommended.

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The best college with an impressive history. The walk on the grounds has an Inspiring impact. Give yourself a decent amount of time if you like buildings, architecture and a bit of history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The chapel is the thing to see at Kings. One of the finest examples of Gothic chapels in Britain. Well worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Brilliant location for those who like historical buildings & beautiful surroundings, if you like photography this is a great loction.

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