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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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Wander around

Choose a nice sunny day and go to the university and start wandering around. I loved the architecture, the smell of old and the serenity you could feel in the beautiful gardens.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Choose a nice sunny day and go to the university and start wandering around. I loved the architecture, the smell of old and the serenity you could feel in the beautiful gardens.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most stimulating places in the world. With nearly 40 colleges spread throughout the City of Oxford-from the sleek new Saiid Business School to elegant, medieval Magdalen College-the University of Oxford quietly radiates awesome intellectual and architectural power. Amid paneled pubs and vibrant restaurants, this city-campus offers a rich, multi-faceted experience to visitors seeking to learn... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Colleges interesting, Bodliean Library fascinating, beautiful walks within college grounds. Sometimes just too much to take in! We will come back to see more - four days was enough in one go but still more to do.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Stained Glass by Burne Jones. Very knowledgable and helpful guides. Very helpful to have blue badge parking right outside.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

shelly monument and church open to visitors; free admission but suggest you e mail from their website to make appointment and get hours open

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Architecture, History, Atmosphere. Very interesting & informative all in close walking distance to each other.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

It's a bit hard to review the University of Oxford. I was here for work and used a number of the University libraries. Well worth a look around. A very beautiful University (and town).

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The City of Oxford is a standing, open museum and the University sits at the heart. Colleges generally open for external viewing with some internal opportunities in Christ Church and the Bodleian. Worth checking out some of the less well-known colleges too - like St Peter's, my old college, on New Inn Hall Street - it's only 18th Century but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We took a tour bus ride through the area and were amazed at the art of architecture! The genius builders create an imaginary world that is unparalleled! It is everything you had hoped it would be and more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My daughter recently completed a study-abroad program at Oxford and I flew from the USA to spend a few days sightseeing and help her pack up and head home (after a trip to Paris). I arrived to Heathrow and following my daughter's instructions, found the Central Bus Terminal and bought a roundtrip ticket for the Oxford Airline bus. (Blue Bus)... More 

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