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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet campus on weekends. Most of the area are private. Kings's chapel is behind and comes with an admission fee. Be sure to walk further and you'll find the River Cam with tourists punting. I spent 15 mins. max without the chapel, arohnd 40 mins....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here and found the Peters could not have been more helpful. Great weekend brunch with plenty of choice. Grounds are beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s fit for a king I’ll tell you that, and the bobbles on the architecture really hit the spot. I liked the stained glass window on the chapel but it was a little dark and moody for my tastes, also the museum was great but...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

It is quite nice to walk around but the highlight is the chapel. The gardens are a bit underwhelming, but still worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

I was very disappointed that even mid July the only thing that can be visited is the Chapel. Even if it's magnificient it's very frustrating not being able to visit the actual college. This makes a quite expensive church visit...

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

The college has done the absolute minimum necessary and treats guests with no courtesy. Compared to other colleges, the rooms are uncomfortable and I will never stay here again.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 10, 2019

We had to be quiet walking around the grounds as it was exam time. The Chapel was beautiful to visit, and the guides very helpful. Gardens were exquisite

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Fall in love with Cambridge in general!! Historic, authentic, medieval from one side and dynamic, young, modern, advanced from the other! King’s College may be the most beautiful construction among the colleges of Cambridge University. And, of course, its Chapel with amazing organ and Ruben’s...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

Easy to see where the Tudors spent the tax receipts! A very impressive piece of architecture and imposing. A nice figurine of Henry adorning one wing of the building. A blue plaque at the end of the range was ignored by everyone I saw snapping...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ErnieH472
Reviewed May 2, 2019

We visited Kings College Chapel for Evensong: what an experience! The architecture is amazing and it was a great occasion. Lots of others queueing to get in so do allow plenty of time.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from Sarah F | Property representative |
You look around the College on your own so it is enitrely up to you how long you spend. There is a leaflet which you can pick up and use as a self-guided tour. This takes you around the Chapel and the College grounds. I... More
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