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The Sheldonian Theatre, an exquisite Grade I listed building situated in Oxford's city centre, is the official ceremonial hall of Oxford University. The Theatre is a popular tourist attraction particular because it offers one of the best indoor...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No wonder this is the most popular tourist attraction. The freeze on the ceiling is stunning. Arches and gallery are dramatic creations. There is a reason it reminded us of St Paul's. What came to be known as the Sheldonian Theatre was Wren's second work...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really loved it. Generally Oxford is very nice city, it is so different but beautiful. If you have chance visit it

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mandy B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you in Oxford this is the place you have to have on your pictures. Great atmosphere, nice history...really enjoyed it

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Radcliffe camera was one of the many spectacular pieces of architecture. I loved it over there. Worths the visit

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank argyrisnik
Reviewed 5 December 2018

This seems to be an "essential organ" of Oxford. The Architecture is stunning. The View from the top is the best in Oxford. Partially wheelchair accessible.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RetiredWazza
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Watched my son graduate in this wonderful old building. A must see. It’s steeped in history, yet is not showy. It is situated amongst other honey coloured historical buildings in what must be, England’s most vibrant city.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WiltshireWanderer12
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This unique building offers excellent views of Oxford from the inside & is worth a look. The outside is beautiful as well. Designed by Christopher Wren & built in the late 17th Century.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Konie
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Excellent Guided Tour. Well worth a visit. The Theatre was designed by Christopher Wren for the University of Oxford

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret N
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The Sheldonian Theatre offers an entirely unique piece of architecture that stands at the centre of a number of other beautifully designed buildings. It is a very photogenic building and is great for a photo that captures the magnificence of Oxford!

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

The outside of this building is delightful and everyone should see and admire it. We paid for entry and found it very underwhelming. It seemed relatively plain and even the views from the cupola were quite average and obscured by dirty windows. No doubt when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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marcusqqqqq
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Response from SheldonianTeam | Property representative |
Dear Marcusqqqqq, Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we do not have a souvenir shop in the Sheldonian Theatre. The only two items which we sell at the front desk are: a postcard with our ceiling and greeting cards... More
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