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Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
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University Offices 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was on a day trip from London and this was our final stop. Our guide took us on a walking tour of the campus and shared history and stories about the university with us. I loved the varying architecture of the different colleges and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed walking throughout this beautiful city and university. It is so rich in culture and history. Worth a visit, and only a short distance from London.

Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place! Was wonderful to lean of the details of the 38 (?) Colleges of the University! Lovely place!

Thank MaryLiz S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a tour from london to oxford. Went through the various colleges within the university of oxford. Its such an architectural marvel. The whole city looks beautiful.

Thank Kiran K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oldest university, so many grand buildings. Feel like in hogwarts. There are so many colleges. Only manage to see about 10 of them

Thank relakz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to get a break from driving on our way to Liverpool and a stop by the venerable University of Oxford to visit its premises scattered in colleges around the downtown core of this old city far exceeded our expectations. This is premier University...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unlike many universities, Oxford doesn’t have a campus as such but is spread out through the city and makes up both colleges and departments.

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have heard so much about the university. We had a walk along many of the buildings inside the campus. The city itself was very picturesque & clean. We had a nice stroll along the river too.

Thank ajamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's like travel back in time! It's amazing how this place is being so well time capsuled! This is how you generate scholars!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The buildings and grounds are quite beautiful. The town has a mixture old shops to explore and new with Mall shops and exclusive pricey boutiques. Try to visit the outdoor market if you can. I took the "Oxford Walking Tour" (it meets at Blue Gates...More

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neha s
10 August 2018|
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Response from Valerija H | Reviewed this property |
From Abingdon we whent by bus.
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Olivia L
11 June 2018|
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Response from SoonersfromHouston | Reviewed this property |
You may want to try the Eagle and Child pub, which is few blocks north of the main university area. There is not a place to watch people walk by, but the pub is full of history, as this is the location where the Oxford... More
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Flowerymae
12 January 2017|
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The best way to see oxford and the different colleges is to head first to the visitor center in town (On high street I think ) they offer all sorts of tours , from Morse tours to Alice in Wonderland , all reasonably priced... More
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