King's College Chapel

Local nameKing's College Chapel
LocationCambridge, United Kingdom

King's College Chapel is the chapel at King's College in the University of Cambridge. It is considered one of the finest examples of late Perpendicular Gothic English architecture. The chapel was built in phases by a succession of kings of England from 1446 to 1515, a period which spanned the Wars of the Roses. The chapel's large stained glass windows were not completed until 1531, and its early Renaissance rood screen was erected in 1532–36. The chapel is an active house of worship, and home of the King's College Choir. The chapel is a significant tourist site and a commonly used symbol of the city of Cambridge.

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Opening hours

The chapel usually opens at 9.30 am and closes between 3.15 pm and 4.30 pm.

Please, check the official website for the exact opening hours.


Adults: £9
Seniors, students, children: £6

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +44 1223 331 212

Address King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1ST, United Kingdom

Coordinates 52°12'17.217" N 0°6'59.586" E

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