Guided tour

Cambridge: City and University Tour including King's College

Activity provider: Footprints Tours

Cambridge: City and University Tour including King's College

Activity provider: Footprints Tours

From US$ 30.96 per person

Visit the iconic landmarks of Cambridge University and enter the famous King's College Chapel. Enjoy a walking tour with a Cambridge University student and see the world behind the institution's closed doors.

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Duration 2 hours
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  • Go inside the most famous College at Cambridge University
  • Experience the main highlights of the city
  • Learn more about student life and traditions
  • Be impressed by the iconic university buildings
  • Marvel at the vaulted ceilings in King's College Chapel
Full description

This Cambridge University and city tour introduces you to the crucial role of Cambridge in world history and highlights the city’s architectural wonders with entry to King’s College Chapel.  Start your tour from the city center and hear a brief timeline of all the interesting and peculiar things that makes Cambridge famous. Head to the city's oldest church, college, and the laboratory which has hosted important scientific milestones.

Visit landmarks like the Mathematical Bridge at Queens' College and the Senate House.  The highlight of this tour is the stunning King's College Chapel. Home to the largest fan vaulted ceiling in the world, admire its majestic stained glass windows, and a Rubens painting. Learn about the chapel's long architectural history and relationship to former kings and queens.  During the tour, your student guide will share their experiences of the college system, tell you about the rowing frenzy at Cambridge, and let you into local secrets such as the protective measure some colleges take against the Night Climbers.

  • Cambridge University student guide
  • Entrance to King's College
  • Entrance to King's College Chapel
  • Gratuities

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Wait directly outside Fudge Kitchen (shop).

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  • This tour takes place rain or shine
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Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 234 reviews

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Highly recommend this tour, guide was great and enjoyed the commentary. Tour gives context to the buildings and bring the Cambridge university story to life. We were late and thought we would miss the tour altogether but the office staff were very accommodating allowing us to catch up with the group. Great customer service.

January 3, 2023

Wonderful guide, and well structured walking tour. Only way to improve the tour would be to provide a small single page line drawn map of the old university area to each participant spas they can follow the route taken so as they can revisit any particular area after the tour concludes. I highly recommend this 2 hour walking tour.

December 4, 2022

It was a really nice experience with an exceptionally nice weather on a November month. It was my first time to travel to Cambridge and learned more about its rich history as the university town of UK. The tour guide, Rowena, was a natural. She really is knowledgeable about the university and looked after quite well with the group. I literally fell in love with Cambridge whilst on tour-such an amazing experience.

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November 13, 2022

Product ID: 339406