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King's College Chapel

King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
+44 1223 331100
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (114 reviews)
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King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
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+44 1223 331100
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"evensong service"
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"choral evensong"
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"awe inspiring"
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"entrance fee"
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"steeped in history"
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Reviewed yesterday

I think I will go back every time I'll go to Cambridge! Is not expensive at all and it has a student discount. I spent so much time there, imagining when they build it, you can actually see the reflection power within religion by all...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited on a Saturday and attended evensong to hear the Kings College Choir which is free. A beautiful chapel inside and out. Grounds are amazing and it’s so peaceful. Acoustics for choir were amazing but only slight niggle is that they did not work for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mind blowing architecture, steeped in history with beautiful Kings College campus. The stained glass is stunning!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kings College was just beautiful, the architecture is amazing, theres so much to look at at and the acoustics are out of this world. The grounds are lovely to walk around as well.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

King's College Chapel dominates both the street view and the classic setting on the spacious lawns from the river Cam or College Backs as it is also known. We booked tickets from the shop opposite the main entrance but, on this occasion, were directed round...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This amazing piece of architecture is one not to be missed when visiting Cambridge. Although the £9 entry fee seems steep it is worth it to see this awe inspiring masterpiece of history. We went with agride which helped greatly as he could explain some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The chapel is beautiful & well worth a visit but we got much more out of it by taking the 45 minute guided tour. Our guide Terry was a wonderful chap who provided us with so much more information & detail then we could ever...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my daughter on 8th June 2018. Very nice helpful man told us about the organ and screen showing us the initials of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn which we might of missed otherwise. Beautiful building.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, I only gave 3 stars because it was a bit of a rush to buy the tickets from the ticket office and then to rush down to the chapel before closing time. Selling tickets next to the entrance would be helpful! Very nice...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the Evensong service. The choir were as beautiful to hear as the chapel was to see. Go along.

Thank illuminateddandelion
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LandDEssex
November 20, 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
May 7, 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
February 21, 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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