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Oxford University Walking Tour With University Alumni Guide

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Let a guide bring one of the world’s oldest universities to life on an Oxford University walking tour. Unlike other tours, your guide is a university student with first-hand knowledge of the prestigious campus. Receive information crucial to understanding the history of the institution, and explore in a small group for a personalized experience. Choose a tour time, and delve deeper into the history of Oxford than if you were to explore independently.
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Ardhanareeshvara wrote a review Apr 2019
Pune, India873 contributions199 helpful votes
While there is friendly joshing between Oxford colleges the concept primus inter pares (first among equals) does not exist. The University are the colleges and the colleges are the University.In addition the term Town & Gown is appropriately applied to the City co-existing with College. Founded in 1249 University College by William Durham , sited next to the University Church of St.Mary the Virgin and the University Schools (where exams are taken)further down High Street , is built on traditional lines and has several claims to make. Notable Alumni - V.S.Naipaul (author and Nobel laureate) C.S.Lewis (Writer) Stephen Hawking (Mathematician) Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton Shelley Memorial -To Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)Romantic Poet Best View of Atop the University Church of St.Mary the Virgin Oxford Ending as we began, the distinction of Excellent applies to each of the 38 colleges embraced by the University, and a new appellation is required to create room for new entrants,
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Date of experience: May 2018
Neil B wrote a review Jun 2018
Bewdley, United Kingdom33 contributions17 helpful votes
Now it is extremely difficult to find way beyond any Satnav and no parking at all best to use park and ride
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Date of experience: April 2018
foodie2828 wrote a review Mar 2018
Hong Kong, China162 contributions90 helpful votes
Very nice college grounds. Beautiful quad. Would have loved to see the dining hall where Harry Potter was filmed, but it was closed on the day we went. Still enjoyed the visit.
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Date of experience: March 2018
rayrest wrote a review Feb 2018
London, United Kingdom7,258 contributions1,089 helpful votes
Another contender for oldest college. Founded in 1249 by William Durham university college is located on the high street in Oxford city centre amongst many other colleges.
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Date of experience: February 2018
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Thomas H wrote a review Sep 2017
Halmstad, Sweden429 contributions35 helpful votes
Maybe will you get a feeling of seen this before. Maybe are you thinking of something from Harry Potter films?
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Date of experience: December 2016
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