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Address: 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
Phone Number: 011-33-1865-270-396
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Description: 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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Wow:::::: What a great opportunity to see OXFORD grounds. Who knew about this amazing University. Just enjoy the old buildings and dream of going back to school. Not to big... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Wow:::::: What a great opportunity to see OXFORD grounds. Who knew about this amazing University. Just enjoy the old buildings and dream of going back to school. Not to big so you can look around and just stare.

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Coopers Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place steeped in History and a must for everyone to visit when in Oxford. The Cathedral is a place of peace, beauty and tranquillity.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

In the rain and with major road construction all over town, hard to find parking didn't make for a good arrival into town. BEWARE OF BUS LANES ONLY, park outside the main areas as in town gets crazy with streets for buses only. Once you get thru all the mess of arriving and finding parking and can leave that chaos... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The University is embedded in Oxford and there is a lot to see and do. Loads of history, lots to see and do - from food to punting to museums to colleges. Wonderful to explore and a lot of change so a great place to go back to time and again.

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Modesto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My teenager wanted to see either of England's famous universities, so off to Oxford we went. It is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and is considered one of the best universities in the world. It is composed of 38 separate colleges and uses the tutorial method of instruction. Many walking tours with a local guide can be arranged... More 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Fantastic city, loads to see and do. Colleges and museums are worth a visit and punting is a must! We visited for the University Open Days and we did the tours of as many Colleges as possible - but there are so many - it was very hard to fit everything we wanted to see in the time we had!!

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Waterloo, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

we spent a couple of hours walking around Oxford and really enjoyed it. It was raining, but we are in England so we had our umbrellas and on we went! We took the free walking tour, which really is free, and you pay the guide a "tip" at the end. Our gal was adorable and full of great insider type... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Each of the colleges is unique and beautiful. I spent time at Wadhams on a gorgeous summer afternoon seeing a Shakespeare play in the garden; toured the famous Christ Church and saw the dining hall used as a model in the "Harry Potter" films, etc. The gardens are amazing, the churches rival any in Europe and the architecture is special... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Give yourself time to see the famous college, including the great hall, etc. you will benefit from having a guided tour so you don't miss things. You can see where CS Lewis was inspired for the opening of the Lion Witch and Wardrobe. The town is cute and there are many places to eat and drink, as well as shop.... More 

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Chippenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The University of Oxford is so well merged with the city and we feel that it's an University in the city and city in the University! We love its ancient buildings and are amazed by their architecture. Everything along the streets are amazing and we would treasure them forever. The only challenge is to find a parking space which is... More 

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