King's College Chapel (Cambridge) Reviews
Description:King's College Chapel took over a century to build and was completed in 1547, although the history of its construction ... more
King's College Chapel (Cambridge) ... is the subject of continuing research. The Chapel is actively used as a place of worship and also for some concerts and college events. The world-famous Chapel choir consists of choral scholars (male students from the college) and choristers (boys educated at the nearby King's College School), conducted by Stephen Cleobury.
Newest Review: ... Having studied in my architecture degree, the pictures don't do it justice! I tried many angles attempting to capture the details which sadly are a pale comparison. I walked in while the organ was playing and chills went up my spine! The sound resonates in the space off the ornate carving and on to your soul. I found myself wanting to look at each carving meticulously, seeking to learning ... more
Customer King's College Chapel (Cambridge) Reviews (2)
by - written on 24/05/11 (Somewhat useful, 6 readings)
While it looks amazing on the outside, but the inside is jaw dropping! A fine, if not one of the finest examples of English gothic architecture! Having studied in my architecture degree, the pictures don't do it justice! I tried many angles attempting to capture the details which sadly are a pale comparison. I walked in while the organ was playing and chills went up my spine! The sound resonates in the space off the ornate carving and on to your soul. I found myself wanting to look at each carving meticulously, seeking to learning the secrets of those who carved them. After a year of cycling passed each day, it's graduar on Kings St never wanes! Whether it was the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 06/06/07 (Very useful, 234 readings)
I was surprised that King's College Chapel hasnít been reviewed before. I thought it was just me not getting out enough, but now it seems you lot haven't visited it either. Do go. Don't put it off or just look at the pictures on the web. It really is a jewel of English gothic architecture. Middle England and the wider world know King's from the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols broadcast live on Christmas Eve. I usually have it on in the background while I'm contemplating turkey giblets and counting brussel sprouts. There is enough tradition, statistics and myths from this programme alone to make a review. Did you know that the choirboy who is selected to ... Read the complete review
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