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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 1 week ago

What a historical and interesting place. We loved walking around the different colleges and learning about the unique history of the schools and of the people who attended or visited there. Worth a train or bus ride from London to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The University of Oxford is definitely worth visiting. We visited as part of a small tour group and we thought it was very worthwhile. It is so incredible for outsiders like us, to see such wonderful buildings, the various colleges and all that the visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our walking tour was well-done and highlighted Oxford Press, libraries, chapels, and local folklore as well as history. Love Oxford!!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is worth to visit Uni. It has nice architecture. Lovely surroundings also, it was very nice trip....

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 9 December 2018

It's a beautiful campus filled with old architecture. Put on some comfortable walking shoes, bring your camera, and take a day-long stroll.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shubh K
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We walked with a local guide by the name of Jamie, who is well known in Oxford. His deep knowledge and descriptions of the various colleges and architecture were fascinating. I recommend walking with a guide for the best experience. From Brasenose to Trinity and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Had a rainy day in Oxford university but really worth the trip. Loved the architecture, particularly the church and the library tour is really worth it

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Have always heard about University of Oxford and we were so glad to be standing in front to take photographs. Nice structure. We also walked through to see the different colleges

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ling_Sg
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Oxford university is made up of 38 different colleges. I toured several of the colleges during my last holiday in England, and was so impressed with the grounds as well as the beauty and history of the buildings themselves. Visiting Oxford is only a 50...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our four-day Oxford visit and specifically, having the ability to walk throughout its narrow streets and byways. We were thoroughly charmed by the architectural splendor and the awe-inspiring sense of history of the university. A highlight was attending choral evensong at Christ...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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neha s
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Response from VHoxha | Reviewed this property |
From Abingdon we whent by bus.
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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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