We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

King's College Chapel

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, England
Phone Number:
+44 1223 331100
Website
Description:

This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515, and...

This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515, and is the site where many great scholars were educated.

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
US$20.32*
and up
Punting Tour in Cambridge
More Info
US$15.24*
and up
Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge
More Info
US$114.29*
and up
Oxford and Cambridge Tour from London

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 2,151 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1352
    Excellent
  • 329
    Very good
  • 87
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Amazing

The architecture in the chapel is truly magnificent. Well worth visiting to see the craftsmanship and experience a bit of history.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Gaff_11
,
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

2,151 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,781: English reviews
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The architecture in the chapel is truly magnificent. Well worth visiting to see the craftsmanship and experience a bit of history.

Helpful?
Thank Gaff_11
Haslemere, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
68 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A visit to the chapel is a must for anybody visiting Cambridge - What an experience. The architecture, ceiling & windows are totally mesmerising & that's before the choir come into the chapel for evensong. It really is one of those unforgettable lifetime moments which you can only get a taster for when seeing the Carols from King's.

Helpful?
Thank Christopher I
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We questioned the £9 entry fee, but it turned out to be worth it to see this historic example of gothic architecture. The fan vault ceiling - the largest of its kind - is stunning.

Helpful?
Thank Grace D
Cali, Colombia
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live in Cambridge and I have been dozens of time to visit the chapel and each time I am awed by it's scale, ambition and beauty...imaging generations of craftsmen building it, the history which inspired it's creation and which it in turned generated is amazing. Try to go on a week day if possible, as early as possible, to... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Tai S
Kettering, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
387 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not lucky enough to go inside but really enjoyed the views of the outside. It's a beautiful building in a very impressive area with its amazing architecture! The grounds are beautifully kept. There are always a lot of people looking around and using the many available tour guides.

Helpful?
Thank Paul G
Yorkshire
Level Contributor
27 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing, such history, organist was practicing when we were there and the sound filled the Chapel and sounded brilliant. Good information about the history and building, also spoke to one of the guides who was a mind of information. Well worth a visit, costs £9 to enter, sadly didn't make evensong. Can imagine on Xmas Eve the atmosphere is electric.

Helpful?
Thank YorkshireGucci
North Yorks,
Level Contributor
211 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

During the day you need to pay to go round , but if you go for evensong it's completely free and simply wonderful . Just queue for 20 or 30 minutes before the service and then enjoy sitting with the choir in the inner chapel ,and listening to them sing . Unforgettable!!!

Helpful?
Thank LuluNorthYorks_
Ashford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having watched Christmas from Kings for many years this is a Chapel I have always wanted to visit & i wasn't dissappointed. It is such a beautiful place & a must visit whilst in Cambridge. I was extra lucky as we saw Evensong was that evening so we went along (it's free) & the choir of Kings was singing -... More 

Helpful?
Thank LauraAnn201
Cullompton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An iconic building on the outside but awesome on the inside. Amazing for a 'private' chapel, on a par with the finest public cathedrals.

Helpful?
Thank Sarah D
Bedford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning, Magnificent, worth going ! Children under 11 free entrance. Staff are very welcoming, definitely will visit again !

Helpful?
Thank SarahWard14

Travellers who viewed King's College Chapel also viewed

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
 

Been to King's College Chapel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of King's College Chapel and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from King's College Chapel staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?