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University Church of St. Mary the Virgin

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Address: High St., Oxford OX1 4AH, England
Phone Number: 01865-279111
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Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a...

Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century.

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ยอดแหลมของโบสถ์ ดึงดูดสายตามาก The peak was very attractive and brought me and mom there quickly. It was quite high and thoroughly. When everyone walked pass and turned their face... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

ยอดแหลมของโบสถ์ ดึงดูดสายตามาก The peak was very attractive and brought me and mom there quickly. It was quite high and thoroughly. When everyone walked pass and turned their face back, almost them picked their camera and shot this attractive church.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cafe. Peaceful interior. Useful information leaflet. Beautiful building inside and out. Definitely worth a visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view from the tower may be the best in Oxford. Much more interesting than the more popular Carfax Tower.

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Galati, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tower commands some of the finest views of Oxford's famous skyline. It is worth the climb of 124 steps.

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Workington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AS we were pushed for time, we were just going to call into the cafe, located near the entrance, but they were queuing out of the door.... So we paid a quick visit into the church. Nothing really spectacular.Quite modern looking, didnt seem to have much character. The parish of the church is virtually made up of university colleges. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very historic and quite unusual church that is worth a short visit plus there is a cafe. If I came back here I would climb the tower as I would guess the view is far better than from Carfax Tower which is not impressive at all.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view of Oxford from the top of the tower. Steps are very narrow and steep, but well worth the climb.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our granddaughter and her School friend, both top of the class with GCSE results for a look around Oxford, anticipating even better A level results in two years time. The Vault lunch was very up to the mark for these switched on young ladies !!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok i did not go up the tower but i hear the views are excellent. main body of the church nice and a church volunteer was happy to give me a personal tour of the church.worth going up stairs onto the balcony area by the west window. small small information boards worth a look at.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read about the great view from the tower, and weren't disappointed. Luckily, when we arrived around midday, there was no line, and only one other group of people at the top. The steps up were quite steep, but not too hard a climb. It was tight at the lookout point with other people, so can't imagine how it... More 

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