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Address: Turl Street, Oxford OX1 3DW, England
Phone Number: +44 1865 279700
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This is the only Oxford college that dates from the reign of Queen...

This is the only Oxford college that dates from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, when it received its royal charter in 1571 as "Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation."

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Always visit this college when we are in Oxford. We were lucky enough to be in the chapel while the organist was practising. The dining hall is particularly interesting with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 March 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Always visit this college when we are in Oxford. We were lucky enough to be in the chapel while the organist was practising. The dining hall is particularly interesting with paintings of former students including Harold Wilson and Laurence of Arabia.

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Tucson, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Easy access, lovely chapel and dining hall. Lots of Welsh history. TE Lawrence's college. Many rowing wins displayed.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Just a truly beautiful place to visit. The Oxford colleges can be a bit hit and miss but nearly everyone agrees that Jesus is one of the best. Absolutely lovely.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

This was one of several colleges that we visited. Whilst some are larger and some more gloomy, this one was a little gem. It is opposite Exeter College and further down Lincoln College all in Turl Street with The High St. at one end and Broad at the other so it is very central! You enter via the Porter's Lodge... More 

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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2014

First off it will cost you £2 to access the grounds. It's well worth it to see the chapel and the dining hall and both quadrangles. Lots of photo opportunities, very peaceful and quite away from the city noise. It's right opposite Exeter College (see separate review) on Turl Street.

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Kingston upon Thames, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

We attended a wedding at Jesus. The ceremony was in the chapel, then the Breakfast in the Great Hall, and finally an evening reception in the second quad. It was absolutely gorgeous!!! ONe of the most beautiful weddings I have ever been too. The college is stunning, made almost entirely out of sand coloured brick. With lovely little real life... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

Lovely college, it is very beautiful has a wonderful calm and tranquil air. Definitely worth visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

Open day in Oxford, couldn't get over the solitude found in all of the colleges visited. But Jesus with its gardens and quad seemed to have it all.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

It's always been a party that's brought to Jesus College - some quite active leaders in the student societies are based here. It's nestled in amongst Oxford's oldest colleges and finest buildings.

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