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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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Suggest that you take the Park and Ride as parking is very expensive compared to similar locations. Entry to visitor attractions are also higher than usual.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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North Cornelly, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Suggest that you take the Park and Ride as parking is very expensive compared to similar locations. Entry to visitor attractions are also higher than usual.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Oxford is absolutely worth a d trip if you are in London or anywhere nearby. I highly recommend taking the train to visit - it's easy and efficient. Seriously, North Americans (like me) should experience rail service like this -it's remarkable. Definitely avoid the tour bus offerings from London for this one - you won't need it. Get tickets at... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Balliol is the oldest of the Oxford Colleges, and how we felt the history of this beautiful edifice of learning as we walked through the arch from one world to another. The grounds were impeccable, even though we are still early in the year. The peace was wonderful, when we entered Balliol College Chapel, a place we returned to later... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This historic city is simply amazing. Just walking around the town seeing all the old colleges is good enough. Streets are fairly clean and people are friendly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Wander through the Main Street. Take photos of the colleges, all competing to be the most beautiful, the most adorned with spires, the most ancient. Duck down alleys and find colleges and beauty off the Main Street. You will love every moment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The Colleges we saw had immaculate grounds and the Buildings were well maintained. Loved the history. Not all the colleges are open to see. They open and close to suit their own needs, which is understandable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The walking tour that encompassed the university's history and the many foibles of Oxford life was a bit hit.

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Wantage, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Go on the open buildings day in September when you can visit a number of colleges for free. Great insight into a private privileged world with wonderful history and architecture as well as lovely gardens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Visiting Oxford made me regret not having top grades to be part of this historical city. Studying there, being surrounded with authentic architect would be a totally different academic experience. Although when we got there it was raining all the time but we managed to enjoy the city and the beauty of the building.. Totally recommended for less than one... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Worth taking a guided walk as you learn so much more. Colleges full of history and atmosphere. We went in Spring I can imagine that in the height of summer the Colleges will be very congested.

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