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Address: University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
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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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Beautiful grounds! Pleasant to walk around in summer

Visited with friends. We spent a good chunk of our time in the green spaces and gardens on the university grounds enjoying the glorious sunshine. Unfortunately we didn't have time... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited with friends. We spent a good chunk of our time in the green spaces and gardens on the university grounds enjoying the glorious sunshine. Unfortunately we didn't have time to go inside, maybe next time! The grounds and buildings are well kept. Perfect activity for a day trip!

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Oxford University is a collection of colleges and is one of the oldest universities in the world. The most beautiful, in my view, are Worcester, with its lake; Christ Church with meadows and Magdalen with lovely grounds by the river. This time we went for a walk on Port Meadow to one of the many good local pubs, The Perch,... More 

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended the annual Tolkien Society Conference. Wonderful fellowship, food, and fun. Learned a lot of history as well as the academic side of the writing of Tolkien.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was an undergraduate at Queen's and love coming back when I can. This time to show Sixth Formers around the city/university. Queen's was as lovely as ever.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful example of our beautiful culture and achievements, the stairwells and grounds are kept beautiful and clean, a credit to our heritage, Thanks

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful architecture 500+ years. Very easy to stroll from college to college. Some colleges are free, as are many museums. Others are reasonably priced. The Camera, Christ Church cathedral and dining hall as well as the observatory used by Haley are all must sees.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend hours and hours just roaming around the collages... It's such a youthful place, even for the not so young! :-) There is so much history in those buildings and stories. Most of the tours are free unless you want a guided tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I traveled to Oxford from London for a day and that was enough for me to fall in love with this beautiful historical place. I have visited the University, Great Hall, the Church and University parks. For seeing the Great Hall and the Church of Oxford University (not sure if it is correct name of it) I paid 7 pounds.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are 38 colleges part of the University of Oxford. They are self governing and all have their own dorms, libraries, ball rooms, dining facilities,church and their own tradition. Most colleges have open doors (some at specific times) where you can see part of their campus. You just have to choose a few to get an impression of the history... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You get a feeling of being "young" once you enter the town, with young faces all around you. The nearly-free guided tours are both entertaining and part of the "experience history" objective. The gardens and river inside the campus area are to die for.

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