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Corpus Christi College

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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RH, England
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+44 1223 338000
14:00 - 16:00
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Founded in 1352 by the townspeople of old Cambridge, this is one of the...

Founded in 1352 by the townspeople of old Cambridge, this is one of the older and more central Colleges of Cambridge University.

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Beautiful grounds

We took a quick look and a photo op as we walked past this stunning building. We noticed that visitors were welcome so popped in through the huge gates to see the beautiful facade... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Paul G
Kettering, United Kingdom
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a quick look and a photo op as we walked past this stunning building. We noticed that visitors were welcome so popped in through the huge gates to see the beautiful facade of the building on the other side of the pristine lawns. Would have liked more time and a better look but we liked what little bit... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We just wandered into this college as we were passing and it seemed to be open to the public but is much less of a tourist attraction than some of the other "big names". We spent a very pleasant 30 minutes wandering around. At one point, a passing "fellow" asked if he could help as we were looking lost and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our free time one afternoon in Cambridge, my wife and I toured Corpus Christi College, which was established in 1352. The admission fee was 2.5 pounds each, or about $7 for both. For that fee, we gained admission to the first court, with magnificent buildings surrounding it. One of the buildings was the chapel, complete with vaulted ceiling and... More 

Thank psychprofessor
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really didn't expect much. As a part of Cambridge history it's important at least passing there. Take a picture and straight ahead.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The college contains lodges that are the oldest in either this University city or Oxford; the lawns are manicured, the buildings are austere and ooze character. The Chapel - modelled on it's larger compatriot in King's - was flooded with organ music when we visited and the deep resonant sounds made the whole building vibrate - a wonderful sound. As... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We did not expect much as this college is not as famous or visited as some; we were delighted though to find the oldest court in either Cambridge or Oxford, a fabulous and atmospheric 14 th century building. We had it to ourseves as well and there was a feeling of mellow peace and antiquity. There's also a magnificent stone... More 

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Linkoping, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

A vey nice college in the center of Cambridge. Fantstic buildings, lovely courtyards and wonderful atmosphere, only 2,50 entrance. Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We were part of a small group visit to the College, concentrating on Matthew Parker's library. Amazing collection and a very good display including very rare Anglo Saxon material. The College's assistant librarian, Beth, who led our group was a model of excellence as she patiently answered all our questions and even found examples of Early English charters for us... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We did not go into the college but saw this as part of our trip down the river on a Punt. Plenty information provided by the young lady delivering the tour

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Was in Cambridge for a conference -- there are only two "business class" hotels in town. Decided to stay in student lodgings. Perfect choice: this is the best location in Cambridge. A 10 minute walk from the station: historic quad and close to everything. If you ask for an en suite room, you are in a modern block right next... More 

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