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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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Excellent place to visit while in Cambridge

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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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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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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