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University of Oxford
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Owner description: Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
Reviewed January 5, 2014

just being in Oxford, you feel young and smart! The colleges are beautiful, beautiful gardens and beautiful old architecture!

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Reviewed January 1, 2014

When you do a walking tour of Oxford University, you cannot help but think how you are probably walking along the same paths used by history's greatest thinkers, scholars and world leaders as they trod from one college to the next. Such is the power of the world's oldest university in the English-speaking world. Every brick and stone seemed to tell a story.
But that's not all. The buildings here have a distinctive style, having been built or renovated throughout the centuries. I love how vines grow around many of them, giving them an air of wisdom.
This is the kind of place that beckons for a professional tour guide to take you around and recount the tales of the university. Do sign up for such a tour. It's well worth it.

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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Place smells of history and science
Can not know the number of the greats of the world of this university

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Reviewed December 28, 2013

I personally like Medieval style architecture and Oxford just actually build in that era so it is like a land of my dream.

I recommend studying some history or downloading audio guide so you can immerse more in the story.

Also, Hop-on-hop-off bus is highly recommend because it will take you to famous place in the big campus conveniently.

If possible, plan to visit the place early morning so that there won't be too much people. Feel more sacred then.

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Reviewed December 27, 2013 via mobile

Oxford University is one of the oldest and most distinguished in the world and its dreaming spires still draw the highly gifted of our academic elite to push forward their and our academic boundaries through years of study here.

The collegiate structure has developed over centuries and students learn with individual tutors as well as in much larger lecture groups.

It's not easy to get a place to study here, but everyone can spend a little time experiencing the cultural and academic excellence of this unique place.

You can visit the famous colleges, see where students and dons dine at High Table, walk in the historic quadrangles and be inspired.

You may not complete a doctoral thesis here, but everyone leaves a little brighter in mind and spirit.


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