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Tourist season: How many people walk past King’s College in 60 seconds?

Cambridge is a popular tourist destination – and it's easy to see why.

Every year thousands of people flock to this beautiful city to experience everything it has to offer.

From the market and the colleges, to all the bars and restaurants, Cambridge is a hotpot for tourism.

But any local trying to walk across town in summertime will know there's one part of the city that gets particularly busy.

King's Parade is often jammed packed with people in summer months, sometimes making it tricky to weave your way through the crowds.

And it seems the area is just as busy this year as it is any other.

Tour guide Douglas Jackson, from Allumni Tours, has worked in the industry in Cambridge for 15 years.

He said: "This year the amount of tourists has been pretty much pretty average. We did have terrible weather in May and June but July was a good month.

Thousands of tourists walk through King's Parade in summer (Image: Cambridge News)

"As we approach end of August it gets quieter compared to July because on holiday but in September it will pick up again.

I spoke to some tourists in the area to find out what it was they love so much about Cambridge.

Melanie Harlan, who visited from Oregan, USA, said: "I came last year and had a good time so decided to bring my family here.

"I think the history and how old all of this is is fascinating.

"We don't have things like this in America. I mean, Yale and Harvard are Read More – Source

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