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University Church of St. Mary the Virgin

High St., Oxford OX1 4AH, England
+44 1865 279111
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Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century.
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High St., Oxford OX1 4AH, England
+44 1865 279111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful churches in England. The church has a beautiful exterior and the interior is equally stunning due to the stained glass on windows. However, the best part is the climb to the tower which is the highest point in...More

Thank Amit J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend a visit while in Oxford. A very quaint and beautiful church. Admission is free, but if you go to the top it will set you back a few pounds. The views are hard to beat and give you a great overview...More

Thank MattTX1836
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church itself is beautiful. If you pay a little money, you can climb to the top of arial views of the countryside. It was sunny and beautiful when we were up there. Definitely worth a look!

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 1 week ago

A truly stunning church, very well kept and the inside is truly beautiful, with great stained glass windows, grand wooden pews and walls. I didn't have time to climb the tower, but next time I will allow more time so i can admire the City...More

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful stained glass windows, open to the public and you can light a candle here and have a few quiet moments of reflection here!

Thank 632Shirley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing architecture, beautiful stained glass windows, lots of history within reading reach, stunning wood carved pews. Easy to get around, everyone was very respectiful while walking around the church.

Thank underthebluesky92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The inside of the church is gorgeous, but climbing the spiral staircase to the view at the top of the tower was probably my favorite moment in Oxford. Totally worth the visit! Highly recommend!

Thank midwestbandit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic church, with some fine memorials. Take a look at the one to William Jones the Indian scholar. Nice place to sit and take a breather. Free entry.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This church repays time spent in patient exploration and the tower experience is worth the effort. Good coffee too.

Thank paulbaird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St Mary's has a an outside garden restaurant where you can rest your feet and enjoy the best cream scones in Oxford. In summer it offers wonderful views of the spires of Oxford's colleges and the Sheldonian. On the other hand look out for the...More

Thank Chatwm
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