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King's College Chapel

King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
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This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515, and is the site where many great scholars were educated.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fan vaulting” (59 reviews)
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King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had always wanted to visit the chapel and it was awe inspiring with lots of interesting information about the history.

Thank Lisa008
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can't really go to Cambridge without a visit to at least one of the famous universities, and we opted for Kings College so we could see this fantastic chapel. The interior is fabulous, the ceiling ornate, and it was worth the visit. The other...More

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Sarah F, Manager at King's College Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much. Thank you for supporting the College, which is a charity, by using the Gift Aid option (£9 per adult).

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awful attitude of staff, would not accept Australian driving license as proof of student age. Walked out in disgust

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Sarah F, Manager at King's College Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The student rate is available to visitors with proof of student status from any country and I am sorry to hear that this was not the case on the occasion of your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the problem is that this church service is really set up with the needs and demands of tourists in mind not as an act of Christian worship. Tourists too cheap to pay the entry fee get a good look at the highlights of...More

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Sarah F, Manager at King's College Chapel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We were very sorry to hear of your disappointing experience. We do what we can to hold appropriate services in Chapel and to be hospitable to people who choose to join us. It is difficult when the numbers are especially high and in inclement weather,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended both Lessons and Carols, and Christmas day Eucharist. The choir is unsurpassed. The chapel has beautiful stained glass windows. The dean was welcoming and even remembered us from a previous meeting.

Thank MHRSINGER
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No need to mention how stunning this chapel is. This iconic chapel will make you think if princess and price.

Thank Lana360
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous place this is. Stuffed with history and wonderment, it should be a must on everyone's list. The ceiling fan vaults have to be seen to be believed. Very beautiful indeed, and SO much interesting history.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply stunning venue for a concert. Staff a little over exuberant! We went to hear a concert by the brilliant Chineke Orchestra in these celestial surroundings and they did not disappoint. Stunning music. Perhaps the staff could be a little less exuberant in telling concert...More

Thank Marian E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to pay to get in but it is very beautiful inside, beautiful ceiling. Lovely to see where the annual Kings carols are sung

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here with a school some time ago, and the chapel was beautiful. Everybody loved it, and we were given a tour by a member of staff. It is a truly magnificent piece of architecture, and is situated in a charming place. There are...More

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LandDEssex
20 November 2017|
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Response from Sarah F | Property representative |
You need to come to the front gate of the College on King's Parade approx 30 minutes before the start of the service. To check the times of services please look at the Chapel services page on the website where you can... More
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roger w
7 May 2017|
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Response from Sarah F | Property representative |
Evensong is at 5.30 pm Monday to Saturday and 3.30 pm on Sunday during term time (please note that there are no choral services out of term). Tickets are not required. Just come to the front gate of the College, on King's... More
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LynneEPa1
21 February 2016|
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Response from mahayes | Reviewed this property |
Evensong happens every day during the university term. Roughly that means early October to early December, mid January to Easter, Easter to early July. Check the college web site for exact dates.
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