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King's College Chapel

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Address: College Bounds | High Street, Aberdeen AB24 3EE, Scotland
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beautiful place, full of heritage

this is a lovely old building, peaceful and calm- not many tourists so you can just enjoy the surroundings

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura B

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61 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a lovely old building, peaceful and calm- not many tourists so you can just enjoy the surroundings

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I was staying at Crombie halls for a week. So everyday, I had the opportunity to walk past this gargantuan piece of beauty. It's so interesting to just observe every inch of detail. Amazing architecture that you don't see in a lot of places outside of the UK. You have to take a camera as this place is very photogenic.

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Thank Sohail D
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a very important historic church in the University of Aberdeen. It is almost overwhelming regarding its history and offers many photographic oportunities.

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Thank 141ian
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lovely place to get married if you can .great place for taking photos and looking around .nice to see students on graduating in all there finery .my husband and son both graduated there .worth a visit

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Thank Anne W
Joinville, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful building and very well conserved! One of the best in Aberdeen in my opinion! Nothing much else to do unless admire it! It's a bit far from town, but it's nice to visit.

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Thank Jessica G
Huntly, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Having been married in a previous life in the chapel over 30 years ago i was surprised to find how little of the place i actually remembered ! Delightful building located in heart of aberdeen with its cobbled and narrow courtyards and streets leading o chapel. Beautiful architecture with gothic tones. On a dry sunny day absolutely wonderful for photographs.... More 

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Thank andrew p
Chabanais, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very lucky to participate in the University and OTC/Air Squadron parade and service for Remembrance day. Nostalgic as i was in uniform in 1967-69, so maybe a little "one-eyed" Lovely windows.

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Thank Craig M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had a small organ concert, the light games with the coloured glas made a wonderful atmosphaire. We could imagine how a King could enter and visit this chappel.

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waterloo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

old historical university ,very narrow cobble stone streets,old stone low rise houses .nice parks around for picnics,very scottish old world charm

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This place is one that locals tend to underappreciate. The chap is a model of Gothic beauty. The Christmas carol service is beautiful.

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Thank Jenny S

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