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University of Oxford

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Address: University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
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Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest...

Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.

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Interesting grounds to tour.

We had a guide who explained a lot about the different schools at Oxford, we visited one, as well as peeked in the lunch hall where the filmed part of Harry Potter. Buildings in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cary, North Carolina
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Cary, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a guide who explained a lot about the different schools at Oxford, we visited one, as well as peeked in the lunch hall where the filmed part of Harry Potter. Buildings in town have great architectural features. Good little shops around.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This university is a real gem to check out and has many buildings to explore and guided tours in all the rooms.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walk in the footsteps of England's most famous academics. See for yourself one of the finest seats of learning in the world. The beautiful architecture of such grand buildings. To the lush gardens. "Please keep off the grass". I so wish my lawn could look like that. Stroll down huge stone corridors and look out of picture perfect windows. You... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I attended classes here and enjoyed an extended stay. There was so much to see, so much history, so many interesting sites we recommend a longer stay. A wonderful place

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Beverly Hills, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are attempting to go to Christ Church, don't, unless you are a student. There is a gentleman on watch to make sure you are behaving as a tourist. I came here for another purpose than to be a tourist which is why I got in but I was supervised the entire time. If you are lucky to get... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Oxford again this past month and visited some of the universities that comprise the University of Oxford. Home to one of the world's oldest and most prestigious scholarships, the Rhodes Scholarship, Oxford campuses are scattered throughout the lovely city of Oxford. We enjoyed a lovely stroll through the Christ Church grounds.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We toured around the university recently and admired the beautiful buildings set amongst the magical environment of Oxford. The history and majesty of the university is captivating and was worth the visit

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The university is comprised of a number of small beautiful campuses. It was so much fun to go and look through the gates at each of them. The universities do charge visitors to walk the grounds. I paid to walk through a few campuses and it was very enjoyable. Christ Church is definitely the most popular but also well worth... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The age of this oldest of universities is so evident when you arrive. As you walk through town, peeking through open doors into the private domain of each of the individual colleges that make up this university, Oxford is a joy. Many colleges have tours for tourists, and will open their chapels etc. But you need to arrange this -... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend a whole day at Oxford. It is such a medieval and young city! Students everywhere. Litter shops and markets sell nice souvenir and delicious food. We felt like walking back to old times, but speak modem language. We took a "free" walking tour with an Oxford aluminum. It was interesting. some place will need a fee to get... More 

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