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Completed in 1737, this domed classical building forms the hub of architectural Oxford, and is considered one of England's earliest examples of a round library.
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Radcliffe Square, Oxford OX1 4AJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of a multitude of breathtaking buildings in the centre of Oxford, this plase just might be the best of them all. Iconic and beautiful.

Thank BrushM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is as stunning in real life as it is in the pictures. Great architecture and surroundings and a real sense of the history of the place. It is simply stunning and a real place to visits in this beautiful city.

Thank northants90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this area , lots of sightings and landmarks to see and walk through for free can easily kill some time walking through this area. Guided tour does make it nice for getting some background

Thank jason d
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

One of the most famous building in Oxford is Radcliffe Camera . Camera means a room . The Radcliffe Camera is part of bodleian library . The best view of the Radcliffe Camera is from University Church of Virgin Mary .

Thank Anup Kumar P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

You can only visit this as a tourist if you are on a guided tour. Well worth the visit to see what the great man left as a legacy.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful historic building set in amongst one of the university buildings and close to the centre. A must see whilst in Oxford. You can't access inside unless you are 'reading' but the outside is worth seeing.

Thank jennieg119
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Quite an intriguing building with wonderful stories attached. It's fascinating to wander around and imagine the piazza that was once there and the people that would have walked through its doors.

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Beautiful inside as it is out and surprising ways to maximize space,Envious of students who still get to study here.

Thank deleslie1956
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Hours to actually get inside the camera are restrictive so I've never been inside, but it's well worth visiting the square and taking a stroll round the unique building. It's the heart of the city and probably the most iconic building as well.

Thank EmBentley
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This building is next door to the Bodlian Museum. It is a wonderful piece of architecture and well worth a visit if architecture is your thing.

Thank Normieb41
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