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University of Oxford

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Address: University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
Phone Number: 011-33-1865-270-396
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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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If you already made it all the way to Oxford then you have to do the christ church college. Very popular spot for mass tourism so don't expect to walk in, there will be a queue!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Hollandais en Charente
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you already made it all the way to Oxford then you have to do the christ church college. Very popular spot for mass tourism so don't expect to walk in, there will be a queue!

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Waiblingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive place to visit, no cars around, unbelievable buildings, you have to shoot fotos all the time. A nice café in middle

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jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was told that Oxford University's buildings were really old. But I never imagined this old. Everything was amazingly well preserved, considering energetic young people do their daily activities here. But for me the high light was more of the Harry Potter experience, since I'm a big fan. Standing in the dining room, I felt like I was in one... More 

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gloucester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a place, what a building, and what a city. Not just at University of Oxford but the whole town full of History.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking around Oxford, among the many university buildings, you can let your imagination take flight. It is like stepping into a world apart, where time goes at its own pace, and people come from a world gone by. Fascinating, beautiful and with a certain majesty, the University of Oxford has much to offer both the general tourist, as well as... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Touring the university is such a great exploration. Lots to see, great walking and a real adventure. The history here is incredible. Guided tours are available at nominal prices.

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Potchefstroom, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have heard about Oxford and Cambridge since I was a first year university student at the PU for CHE in 1977. And this year I have the privilege to visit these famous Universities. What an amazing experience to learn about the different colleges each with their own dining hall, church, and students studying at one college with one on... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed our walk through the city. So much history in this place that makes it hard not to be humbled by the names who studied here. A bit crowdy though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed by to see the main points of the city of Oxford and the University was one of the visitors attractions. It is spread in many colleges, so you can walk around the area and find many sites of the University. Many of the colleges you must pay to give a visit. Other ones are for free. In all... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You really need a guide to truly see and understand Oxford University. Did you know that there are actually 23 Colleges that make up Oxford University ? The ratio of students to instructors is no more than 2 to 1 ? Some of the buildings were used to film Harry Potter ? It really is a neat place to tour... More 

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