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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 338100
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Description: Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which...
Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665.
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I used to work in Pembroke College and this gave me the opportunity to admire it from the inside. It is a great place to be as a student, visitor or ever waitress. Everyone seemed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Arta, Greece
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Arta, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I used to work in Pembroke College and this gave me the opportunity to admire it from the inside. It is a great place to be as a student, visitor or ever waitress. Everyone seemed to enjoy their time there. The staff is friendly and fair and it definitely worths a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Delightful chapel, and charming quads with manicured lawns. So much peace and tranquility close to the city centre.

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Leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

One of Cambridge Uni's oldest colleges. Its grounds are immaculate and it is beautifully maintained. Very pleasant and polite staff in the visitors' office too. The chapel is beautiful and was designed by Wren i believe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

I was surprised not to see a lot of visitors at Pembroke College. It has really beautiful grounds and the "not to miss" highlight there is the magnificent chapel built by Christopher Wren, one of his first architectural ventures. The Chapel looks modest from the outside, but has gorgeous full of light interior typical to Christopher Wren's masterpieces. The college... More 

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WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Another beautiful college - lovely mix of architecutre. A great way to see different time periods coming together. But the best is the Chapel, designed by Christopher Wren and kept intact as he would have seen it. Gorgeous!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a very classic building with great history! I had the opportunity to work there in my college years and I had a really great time! Totally recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Pembroke has an atmospheric medieval feel about it. Visited during the two hour official guided tour of Cambridge with Tony - excellent!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Wandering round Pembroke is a pleasure as there is so much to take in and admire. There is a range of architectural styles, from old (on Trumpington Street) to very modern (as one walks through the college towards the Tennis Court Road entrance/exit). The chapel, library and hall are of particular interest. But the main point of this college is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

One of the free colleges to go in and take a look around. Also the chapel in there is one of Christopher Wren's first pieces of work. Really lovely grounds. Makes me want to go study there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Of course I would recommend Pembroke college, my son studied here. The grounds are well kept and free to visit and the chapel is the first ecclesiastical building by Sir Christopher Wren, simple but beautiful proportions.

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