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Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
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University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful campus filled with old architecture. Put on some comfortable walking shoes, bring your camera, and take a day-long stroll.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shubh K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked with a local guide by the name of Jamie, who is well known in Oxford. His deep knowledge and descriptions of the various colleges and architecture were fascinating. I recommend walking with a guide for the best experience. From Brasenose to Trinity and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a rainy day in Oxford university but really worth the trip. Loved the architecture, particularly the church and the library tour is really worth it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 224salinas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have always heard about University of Oxford and we were so glad to be standing in front to take photographs. Nice structure. We also walked through to see the different colleges

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oxford university is made up of 38 different colleges. I toured several of the colleges during my last holiday in England, and was so impressed with the grounds as well as the beauty and history of the buildings themselves. Visiting Oxford is only a 50...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our four-day Oxford visit and specifically, having the ability to walk throughout its narrow streets and byways. We were thoroughly charmed by the architectural splendor and the awe-inspiring sense of history of the university. A highlight was attending choral evensong at Christ...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

University of Oxford certainly lived up to its billing for us. We were fortunate to visit on a beautiful fall day before clases had begun - so it was quite nice. Not too crowded, but still a number of students around. It truly is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pasowine
Reviewed 27 October 2018

A friend at Oxford gave us a walking tour past various colleges housed in grand buildings along winding streets. It was interesting to hear about the famous scholars and student life. The architecture and history are well worth getting to know.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

The University of Oxford is one of the best in the world and it is perfectly reflected by the buildings within. The colleges all express a sense of individuality and are impressive in their architecture. All the buildings are of a breathtaking nature and all...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I was on a day trip from London and this was our final stop. Our guide took us on a walking tour of the campus and shared history and stories about the university with us. I loved the varying architecture of the different colleges and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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neha s
10 August 2018|
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Response from VHoxha | Reviewed this property |
From Abingdon we whent by bus.
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olivial135
11 June 2018|
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Response from SoonersfromHouston | Reviewed this property |
You may want to try the Eagle and Child pub, which is few blocks north of the main university area. There is not a place to watch people walk by, but the pub is full of history, as this is the location where the Oxford... More
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Flowerymae
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The best way to see oxford and the different colleges is to head first to the visitor center in town (On high street I think ) they offer all sorts of tours , from Morse tours to Alice in Wonderland , all reasonably priced... More
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