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Senate House

Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 1TS, England
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This baroque building, completed in 1730, is the ceremonial center of Cambridge University where degrees are awarded and important decisions are put to ballot.
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Nov 10, 2016
“Great from Outside”
4 weeks ago
“Not as impressive as I expected”
Senate House Hill, Cambridge CB2 1TS, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for graduation ceremony. Building is nice and the surroundings are kept tidy. Building is not very exciting. The grounds are nice.

Thank AVFA
Reviewed February 27, 2017

It was a nice change of pace to see this. If you want some knowledge this is a must visit. It may not be he best for young ones.

Thank Casey E
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Alas no opportunity to see the inside. Magnificent exterior in keeping with the splendour of Cambridge. I hope I can see inside one day!

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed May 7, 2016

I had the pleasure of enjoying the lawns and the inside of this building where graduation ceremony was held. It is great to view from outside, as it to take a closer look at the grand door, the statue in the middle of the lawn...More

Thank S A
Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Lovely looking building next to the main Chappel. You can look at it and enjoy the marvellous detailed exterior...unfortunately I have no idea how and if anyone can take a look inside.

Thank RomanS524
Reviewed August 10, 2015

It's a very nice white-fronted building next to King's College. We only looked at the outside of it. I've no idea whether it is ever open for public visitors.

Thank WMIM
Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you ever get invited to a ceremony here - go We went for a graduation and it was a unique experience - before and after in a beautiful courtyard An inspiring and touching ceremony in a beautiful wood panelled hall

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Reviewed June 24, 2015

I've been inside the Senate House for graduation ceremonies, and the front garden bit is open when the university posts Tripos results outside. I didn't think it was anything spectacular on the inside, especially compared to all the other college buildings and libraries in the...More

Thank evelynode
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have been to the Senate House once, by invitation from the Mayor of Cambridge, whether you can just visit I don't know. The place is festooned in luxury, if you go to an event where a finger buffet is put on it really is...More

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