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Pembroke College

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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
Phone Number: 44 1223 338100
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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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My friend took me to this college to show me the college/uni she aspires to go to (Pembroke college). I was amazed by its beauty! The fresh cut lawns as well were breath taking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My friend took me to this college to show me the college/uni she aspires to go to (Pembroke college). I was amazed by its beauty! The fresh cut lawns as well were breath taking. The place itself was amazing, I cannot mention on the teaching though hopefully it is just as good (as seen from results)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked around the courtyard and gardens of this College. The flower displays were amazing. Standard fuchsias of every hue. Church very nice.

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Newberg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Pembroke was part of our Visitor Center Tour. Pembroke was unexpectedly a great visit. Its buildings provide views of different architectural styles and it has some of the oldest buildings in Cambridge. The gardens are well kept and beautiful. Well worth a visit

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty college at Cambridge U. Visited for the summer program. Registration took place in the Old Library, one of the oldest buildings still in use at the university. Beautiful and picturesque buildings, no pedestrians allowed on the grass (only on special occasions). Pembroke is one of the colleges that does not charge admittance fee to view the college, probably because... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Pembroke college isn't one of the famous ones, yet it is one of the prettiest in my opinion. Definitely worth a look!

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Thank A4173EM
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I went to see daughter graduating and if you like Harry potter will love this place free to roam the grounds

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Very well maintened old gardens, definitely worth having a stroll inside. Don't have to pay for the entrance!

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This is one of the few colleges where we could go into the courtyard without having to pay. It had really lovely gardens, and interesting old buildings. We went into the Chapel, which was very atmospheric. Really enjoyed our visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Lovely buildings with some very old sections. Charming gardens. The chapel was designed by Christopher Wren - his first building! Must be brilliant - my son is a student there.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Doubtless the grounds of Pembroke college would have benefitted for a ray of sunshine now that we are in springtime. But it was not to be on this occasion,so we made the best of it & went inside of the chapel. I am so glad that we did,because it was impressive to see the choir stalls in full splendour without... More 

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