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St. John's College

St. John's St., Cambridge CB2 1TP, England
+44 1223 338600
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Beautifully kept premises. Impressive to think these surroundings are the every day life of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rubissaphir
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Choral Evensong -- matchless perfection

If you appreciate the celebrated English choral tradition, make a point to hear this astonishing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mimmomnj
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St. John's St., Cambridge CB2 1TP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully kept premises. Impressive to think these surroundings are the every day life of the students.

Thank rubissaphir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you appreciate the celebrated English choral tradition, make a point to hear this astonishing choir. (It's easy -- just show up at the porter's lodge 15 minutes before their frequent services and enter, FOR FREE.) You'll be hearing something very characteristic of the country...More

1  Thank mimmomnj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the college from the river and then toured the parts that we were able to within the college. It dates back to 1511 and has various styles of architecture . The gardens at the back are lovely.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid £16 for my son and myself to see St. John's College. Archetecturally magnificant. But we didn't see anything of the inside bar a chapel with the remains of a 1556 ish Archdeacon of Winchester. Disappointed not to be able to see anymore of the...More

1  Thank HeleneTullamore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If only I could be a student again - what an inspirational and beautiful learning environment. Surely the world's best. new architecture blending with well maintained historic buildings.

Thank trueeriiman
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our first visit to an Oxbridge college and for the price we were charged and for what we could see we felt very ''short changed.'' Apart from the area around the chapel we were limited in what we could view.Then I suppose the bridge of...More

2  Thank kevin d
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is one of the nicest colleges in Cambridge, similar to Harry Potter movie or Oxford, so if you like this style of architecture, you should certainly visit this one.

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Compared to other colleges you can visit for half the money this isn't really good value. I suppose the cost relates to "The Bridge of Sighs" but given you can only look rather than cross it that seems a problem. In the end I think...More

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 8 April 2017

St John's College is one of the largest and oldest colleges is Cambridge. Both the architecture and the gardens surrounding it are great.

Thank Mario V
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Friendly welcoming staff, with a passion for their College. The Old Library, isn't often open, but worth visiting if it is. There is an enchanting view of the Bridge of Sighs through the window. This is marvellous space, which literally oozes history and The collection...More

Thank Chasingdreamscape
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RDDmum
Hi Julie, I am interested in the walking tour of St John's college. Can you share when is that conducted and how much do we pay?
11 May 2016|
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Response from Albia-Newton | Reviewed this property |
The college is open most weekdays - although when accademic events are taking place no visitors are allowed. You can buy entry tickets at the front gate - and visit the main sights within the college. If you look at the... More
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Francesco S
prezzo d'entrata?
12 June 2016|
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Response from DavidVictor01 |
£8 for adults, £4 if the chapel is closed for any reason.
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