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King's College

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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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Outstanding beauty

I was lucky enough to be staying within the college grounds. Every aspect of the buildings were lovely. The grounds and surroundings were a sight to behold.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was lucky enough to be staying within the college grounds. Every aspect of the buildings were lovely. The grounds and surroundings were a sight to behold.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So. as a part tie student it is a great deal of pleasure to come back. Every time you walk through Kings you see something different. The gardens and grounds are pristine and the builings immaculate. Kings is a fine example of historic architecure with the architypal ground to go with it. Truly a pleasure to walk through

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Thank Mish1012
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can park on the road side which fronts onto many of the main University buildings including Kings College, Trinity College & Clare College but it is pricey - 60p for every 15 minutes... Be careful about the point of entry - only members of the KC University can enter by the main gate. You cross the water where many... More 

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Thank LindasScotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a look around this beautiful old building. It is just amazing, well kept, the grounds were immaculate, the inside of the building has so much history, and craftsmanship. I'm glad I got to see inside but I think it is too expensive, I paid £9 and was in there approx 1 hour as the place was closing down. For... More 

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Thank Debra T
london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you come to KIng's you do really need to visit the college chapel however the college is also lovely with a magnificent entrance gate and variety of architecture along the front lawn and then to the back and over the River Cam. The only downside is you cannot enter any of the buildings.

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Thank sheepygold
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well this has to be the most famous college in Cambridge. And you can see why. Seen from the river or kings parade lots of tourists flock here for a photograph.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This college is absolutely fabulous and it is definitely worthy to visit it. You can ask information to the kind personnel who will be happy to answer you.

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Thank Luca D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The faous Kings chapel evokles memories of childhood, waiign n line for the Xnas Evede czarol srevuc e recording. It is still always a tradition to see who can be fursgt in line cfor the fecording. We took an Ameician friend on her first visit to Europe and she wsas absolutely smitten with the college & chapel, & delighted to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The King's College backs onto the Chapel so likely you will pay around 9GBP for entry to both. If you're going to visit a chapel or college in Cambridge and only have time / budget for one, make this your one. Phenomenal history has dated this attraction, boasting amazing architecture and pleasant walking paths. Expect to spend 1-2 hours here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I paid £9 for 1 adult ticket to see the college grounds and King's college chapel. I personally thought it was worth every penny and I will go again when I take my friend. If you can go on a sunny day it really lights everything up. Pathways all around the college ground and it's all flat (apart from one... More 

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