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“I wish that I had chosen Magdalen one for my DPhil” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Magdalen College

Magdalen College
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$31.78*
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Oxford Bike Tour Including Full-Day Bike Hire
Ranked #10 of 172 things to do in Oxford
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Please visit magd.ox.ac.uk
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“I wish that I had chosen Magdalen one for my DPhil”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2012

It has everything that Oxford can offer; beautiful college, great gardens (they have a deer garden that is worth a visit, and also an important site w/certain types of rare plants); great rooftop (yes, it is possible to get there if you know the right people); and an amazing dining hall and bar.
I have good memories from there ...

Visited July 2012
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“Great location for a cheap lunch!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

£5 a head for adults and a beautiful environment. There's a lovely outdoor terrace to have a coffee or lunch in addition to a wander around the lovely gardens and buildings.

Visited September 2012
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“Another competitor in Grandeur”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

The College square and ground is arranged in cloister like, mixed in with its medieval English herritage and architecture. Don't miss the chapel, the church organ, and library room.

Visited September 2012
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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“Gargoyles galore”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

In my opinion, this is one of the prettiest colleges in Oxford, and a lovely spot to sit and listen to the bells.

I spent loads of time looking at the gargoyles: a whole bestiary of mythical and hybrid animals, along with whacky and scary personages looking down at you!

There's a refectory serving food (closed by the time we got there) but the outdoor tables by the river are such a lovely place to watching the punting boats.

Visited August 2012
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“worth a visit”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2012

it was not a good day to visit as there was a lot of work going on so we did not see as much of the collage as we would have liked to have seen ,but obviously this has to be done out of term time ,but will go again

Visited August 2012
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