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Review of Carfax Tower

Carfax Tower
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US$930.57*
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Oxford & the Cotswolds Family Taxi Tour
Ranked #46 of 191 things to do in Oxford
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Owner description: Located in Carfax, the center of Oxford's shopping area since the medieval times, this tower is all that remains of the 14th-century Church of St. Martin.
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is literally a tower from the top of which you can survey Oxford city.
99 steps to the top.
Souvenir shop at entrance.
You can also buy various hop on hop off bus tour options here.
We regularly bring our visitors here..

Thank Judith v
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Located in Oxford city centre is Carfax Tower, the remains of a 14th century church of St. Martin. There are 99 steps to climb to the top of the tower for great veiws over the city for £2.70 per adult.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

In December 2017 I've seen the wonderful city of Oxford. One of its main attractions, the Carfax Tower, really impressed me...after a couple of tricky steps, I've reached the top where I've seen an astonishing view of the city! My advice, you need a good heart condition to get to the top!

Thank Tiberiu Laurent... S
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Only costing £2.70, this is a cheap way of seeing the city. No senior/student discount available.

One thing I would have liked is to have a map at the top showing the different towers/buildings that you can see. Otherwise, unless you have an excellent knowledge of Oxford's cityscape, you are pretty uninformed about the architecture infant of you. Overall though, would recommend. It does get cold at the top though!

Thank James J
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Climbed to top on a Sunday.Very sunny but freezing cold.Great view from the top across Oxford.Price was good value.

Thank eveashe
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