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Address: 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
Phone Number: 011-33-1865-270-396
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Activities: Leisure education
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 out of this world buildings and history. Great architecture gardens historical facts saw a regatta

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Wow out of this world buildings and history. Great architecture gardens historical facts saw a regatta

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Oxford is a wonderful city so filled with history. The University of Oxford is a cluster of historic buildings laid out all over the town. Make sure to do a walking tour in order to see most points of interest and to learn something about each of the buildings - It could be a maze for you otherwise! The courtyard... More 

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Vermilion, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed Christ church evensong, had a wonderful lunch at the Ashmoleon. I would highly recommend that. We are Harry Potter fans so we visited the Christ Church dining room. It was fun. The food at the restaurant outside the Radcliffe Camera was wonderful and fairly inexpensive. We are Inspector Lewis fans, so we just wandered the streets and enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Wanted to visit the university since so many bright minds studied there and of course, to see some sites where Harry Potter was filmed. Didn't expect it to be such a touristy town but don't let that deter you. The space and architecture of the various colleges and Cathedral is breathtaking. Must visit!

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Weston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Steeped in History and wonderful architecture, lots to see and enjoy, peaceful gardens. Buzzing with young people, atmosphere exciting and bustling. No dislikes.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The colleges are historic buildings making you feel you have gone back in time. Morse & Lewis both filmed there. We went on a Morse tour led by a very knowledgeable lady.

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Flint Hills, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We did a three hour tour with a guide named Ian of the old city center. He was fun and knowledgeable. We got a good overview of the colleges and historical part of the city.

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Caserta, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Old university with long traditions. Beautiful libraries and buildings. Wonderful university parks where you can walk and relax.

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Onancock, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Historic -- it is the oldest university in England. A pillar of academics still turning out so many great graduates. Inspiring. Architecturally, just amazing. But it is sad to see some deterioration with buildings in need of cleaning. Preservation must ba an issue. So easy to become caught up in all the busy flow of students, profs, visitors. Grounds are... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Jaloo Maneck at Oxford a city in Southern England and a county town of Oxfordshire. The city is known worldwide as the home of Oxford University, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. A very informative place to visit in England.

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