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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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King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful evening lots of people but all fit inside the children are amassing sometimes can’t hear the vicar when talking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lucyf385
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit here after seeing it whilst punting on the river. Tickets were £10 for entry and these gained access for a year. Once inside it was so impressive, the stained glass windows were incredibly detailed and the history of the chapel was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank debra063
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the most photographed picture of Cambridge; the chapel is beautiful and historic. There are so many things to see while exploring the 32 colleges. Do not miss the Chapel!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ryansma33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the chance to complete our visite on the day with a concert on the night, what an amazing experience !! The choral was exceptional and the place fantastic !! We will come back in February with some other members of my family

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank authier p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit to the Kings Chapel to admire the vaulted ceilings and the stained glass windows. However felt that that 15 pounds per person was a tad expensive. However we had an excellent guide and the guided tour is almost one hour. The Reubens...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank hariharankrish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most beautiful architecture in England. It is a must see place in Cambridge. Definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shm465
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How lucky we are to have an architectural treasure like this on our doorstep! The fan vault ceiling really is one of the worlds wonders.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sebulus-Palmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visit Cambridge often and always take the opportunity to see King’s College. It is best to visit on week days or during off-peak times to avoid crowds and large tour groups who usually take up the entire path. It is located across from numerous...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AmyGilbert16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the week before Christmas and it was so nice to see the chapel in person and then say “We were there!” when we saw footage from the carols service on TV. The stained glass is incredible, especially on a sunny day. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KristenS1488
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such amazing architecture. Stain glass is incredible. Had a good informative guide book. Interesting rooms with great informational explanations. We did a self guided tour. We saw others with tour guides. I would suggest hiring a private guide to take you thru. They have great...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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24 November 2018|
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Response from Sarah F | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in replying. We now operate a ticketing system for this service. If you wish to attend, please come to the College early on Christmas Eve morning, with some photographic identification. A queue will form... More
20 November 2017|
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
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