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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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King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another of the colleges in Cambridge. Again a beautiful building and exceptional church. Another ten pounds to visit.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Kings College late Monday afternoon arriving just before the last admittance time of 4.30 p.m. The tickets have to be purchased in the shop across the road on King’s Parade. They actually sell an annual pass for £10. There are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An extraordinary assembly of imposing architecture, immaculate lawns and ... THAT Chapel. Good views of The Backs and the Cam. Punting mishaps are almost guaranteed. Is it really a place of education or a movie set?

Thank Metaldread
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The King's college is certainly the best college in the University of Cambridge to us. It has magnificent front and back views and it has the greatest court and the greatest Chapel. It has everything a student, a teacher and a visitor can dream of...More

Thank gsw888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t possibly go to Cambridge and not go to the kings college especially the chapel! You need to purchase your ticket in a shop just opposite the college which they also have cute souvenirs. Entrance is £10 students £6 luckily I had my NUS...More

Thank Lia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit, even just walking outside. I would have loved to have gone in and experience life inside these walls.

Thank DrAbdullahUTM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it here. A beautiful historic town and the Kong's College and grounds are stunning. Such a wonderful place to explore and take in the styles and history of the place. Beautiful grounds with punting on the river to enjoy should you wish. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank KernowBoys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture was quite astonishing, but it is way overpriced because for a little walk, £10 for adults and £6 is a complete ripoff. I mean there is better architecture and views in England for free, so I would probably have given it four stars...More

2  Thank Ishan B
Sarah F, Manager at King's College, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are pleased that you appreciated the architecture of King’s College Chapel. The ticket price not only contributes to the upkeep of the Chapel but also goes towards supporting the primary purpose of the College as a place of education, religion, learning and research.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

A must see in Cambridge! The Chapel is a true wonder, with its beautiful ceiling, stained glass, and stonework. One could spend the afternoon just wandering about, gawking at the magnificent craftsmanship. The lawns outside the chapel are worth taking in from the paths. Don't...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Stunning college and the chapel is gorgeous ! Quite expensive to get in (£10 per adult) but worth it in my view. You have to buy your ticket from the visitors centre opposite the entrance to the college.

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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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