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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 4 days ago

Surprisingly unfettered access to many areas of the University, a very interesting and historic place.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank PeterME1410
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oxford is broken up into many smaller colleges. I did not know his. The guide took us through several of them. The age and the architecture was very interesting. My tour felt rushed but it was enjoyable to get a glimpse of the place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not going to lie I'm pretty surprised about my out come of coming to this university. I came into this university as a proud young man with many a levels and as a proud happy student but came out a meth and heroin addict with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oxford is an eclectic mix of "town and gown", with students studying at one of the greatest universities in the world and ordinary folk working and living in the historic city. high street brands as well as quirky, individual boutiques. Two great shopping areas in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rangana550
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful town full of interesting people. The architectures are impressive. I suggest anyone to join a guided walking tour, so that you can learn the rich history about the school and many many fascinating facts. If I have a chance, I would visit again...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elaine Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't understand why so many young families were disappearing into the Oxford museum of natural history. Of course it's free and that is a great attraction to families but what was inside was rather special and, in my opinion, unique. The thing that struck...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank martinjolly45
Reviewed 7 January 2019

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 26 December 2018

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
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 18 December 2018

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
Thank melindahemphill
Reviewed 18 December 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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BJEJ_LTCY
22 January 2019|
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Response from Sasmo17 | Reviewed this property |
No, the tube does not go there. Too far NW. From any major above ground train station you can purchase a ticket that takes you into Oxford. The train ride is approximately an hour or perhaps just a few ticks less depending... More
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neha s
10 August 2018|
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Response from VHoxha | Reviewed this property |
From Abingdon we whent by bus.
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olivial135
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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