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Address: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
Phone Number: 44-1223-331100
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Dating from the mid-15th century and one of the finest examples of medieval...

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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Old and impressive

King's College is a must when visiting Cambridge. It's very old (founded in 1441 by Henry VI) and is one of the 31 colleges in the University of Cambridge. King's academic record... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

King's College is a must when visiting Cambridge. It's very old (founded in 1441 by Henry VI) and is one of the 31 colleges in the University of Cambridge. King's academic record is outstanding and is also famous for its Chapel and choir. Unfortunately, we were not able to visit parts of the college as these where closed due to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pricey to go to the chapel for what it us but worth a visit. The building and architecture and the grounds arfantastic

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Like many buildings in Cambridge, King's College is dramatic, classic and beautiful. We were lucky enough to have a daughter at Cambridge so got to have a good look around. You can't visit Cambridge without giving it a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

My sisters and I have never been to Cambridge in all the trips we've made to GB, and decided this would be the time. Wow! what a "Beautiful City" full of beautiful College's and Universities. King's College is trully Majestic and Beautiful! Very friendly people everywhere. The King's College Chapel is also a site not to be missed!!! Rich history!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

A beautiful college with the famous chapel where the evensong is performed. The bridge over the river cam is lovely and offers great views. Plan ahead if you would like to hear the sung mass.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Relatives visiting from abroad, nice sunny day, not exam or term time, about 1645 hours and, per college policy, they porters refused us to step inside the gate to look at the court yard. . if this is the institution training the UKs leadership no wonder they are such miserable and ungracious people

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Visit the place. Many bollywood movies have been shot here in Cambridge. Love this place and would visit it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

A must to see Steeped in history and within walking distance of the charming city of Cambridge. An open tour bus is an essential and will drop you off atthecollege

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

King's College is one of those places you just need to visit when you're in Cambridge. And it's absolutely beautiful. I would say, very quietly, that St John's is actually much more impressive, but King's College is really stunning. The architecture of those buildings is just beautiful and so well planned out. It's well worth a look - the chapel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Imposing and impressive site in the heart of Cambridge. Stunning landscape, wonderful, historic building, fascinating to walk around.

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