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University of Oxford

1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
011-33-1865-270-396
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Ranked #4 of 99 attractions in Oxford
Type: Educational Sites
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The architecture and design of all the buildings are amazing. They are all finely created and it's a very interesting place to walk around.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

OK, so I know it is just a movie, however, it was fun seeing the inspiration for the sets in the Harry Potter movies. The architecture of the place is just amazing! Such a feeling of AGE.

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Hollywood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited a number of the colleges and building associated with the University. I felt like I was back in time but it is also quite modern too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

How could anyone give a negative review to the University of Oxford? I came, I did one degree, I did another degree, I did a DPhil...Oxford is beautiful, plain and simple, and the university has an atmosphere all its own.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The architecture and historical nature of Oxford is absolutely spectacular - all visitors to U.K. should have a day here!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

There is a deep feeling that without its scattered university buildings in it Oxfords would not survive. When you walk around, almost everyone is young which creates some age complex in me but loving traditions, old buildings, botanic gardens and education this one was of the best trips ever... I like the idea of being accommodated in the campus and... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

It was very tired when I went twenty years ago but now it's slick and modern. Very child friendly and well lit

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Loved the open top bus tour. Do that first, before doing anything else. The many colleges have court yards which you may be able to see. Christ Church is my favorite. Evensong is wonderful with the choir singing. There is nothing I dislike about Oxford other than the July holiday crowds. Late spring or early fall would be nice.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My friend and I just had a Summer Study experience at Oxford University. It had been on our "bucket lists" for many years. This year was finally our chance to enroll, and it exceeded our expectations! Firstly, the University itself (we were in Christ Church College) is historic and beautiful. Dominated by Christ Church Cathedral, the college has a number... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

It is famous, you have to see it... Not much to see, but worth a picture or two unless you are touring to study here.

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