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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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Wonderful university

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Visited the University with a small group of others and we were all blown away. Besides the amazing history and the fact it is a working university, the grounds and buildings are something to behold. It epitomises the commitment that Britain has had to ongoing education for such a period. Also any Harry Potter fan would be excited to see... More 

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Wiesloch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Just amazing to walk around and be inspired by the beautiful buildings and wonderful gardens.There is much history to be found here and interesting to be where so many great people have studied.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I am a resident of Oxford and hence have quite a close interaction with the University. A question I am often asked is "Can you please direct me to the University?". The answer is that the University is all around you in Oxford. If it has a centre it is certainly NOT Wellington Square but rather Radcliffe Square. In the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Name standing for quality and prestige. Great place to visit. Even better to study at. Don't miss out on colleges!

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Wandered around Magdelan College- Oxford university. Was £5 for adults and £4 for concessions, got a guide book included. Beautiful architecture and interesting to wander around for a period of time. Would like to visit more of the colleges on a return visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I booked a twin room at Wycliffe Hall via the universityrooms website. It was a gift to celebrate my Mums birthday. I had booked us in for 4 nights, we stayed for one. The room was in a basement, there were metal bars at the windows. There was peeling paint on the bedroom and on suite walls and ceiling. There... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The University of Oxford is truly one of the great treasures not just of England, but the world. In the centre there is a wealth of architectural glory, spanning six or seven centuries. Many of the colleges are quite small, creating an intimate atmosphere. Each has a garden, which is a haven for undergraduates especially during Trinity term, when most... More 

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