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Culture of Oxford. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

methodist church, cowley road The main symbol of the city of Oxford and its world renowned landmark is the famous University of Oxford. The University now includes 39 constituent colleges located in different districts of the city. Each college has its own unique history and branding. One of the most interesting colleges for tourist visit will be the Corpus Christi College which was established in 1512. The main symbol of this educational establishment is a Turnbull sun dial which was created in the second part of the 16th century.
Oxford is a large city of students, colleges and universities. Many tourists and city guests identify the city with remarkable and world renowned educational institutions. The youth living … Open
The Trinity College is known for its majestic gardens. An ancient church executed in baroque style and preserved till nowadays is set in close neighborhood of the college. The building of college is of great architectural significance and historical importance. It will be a great destination for tourist visit. The St John’s College is a must visit destination for tourists in Oxford. The college was established in 1497. Short after its establishment the college was left abandoned and stood desolated till 1555. Since 1555 till now the college has been operating unstoppably.
Another significant historical landmark is the Carfax Tower which is located right in the heart of the city. The tower is the only element of an ancient scale church of the 13th century survived till nowadays. The religious construction lasted till 1820 and then a decision about its demolition was made as the building of the church got time worn and posed a threat to city residents. Copyright
Among entertainments and amusements in Oxford tourists and city guests will find scenic parks for hiking and gardens of majestic beauty, modern entertaining centers and restaurants of … Open
Numerous inestimable samples of architecture in Oxford were destroyed and badly ruined during the World War II. The Oxford War Memorial Garden resembles local folks about tense war times. The memorial was established in 1925 and is comprised of several symbolic statuary groups. The garden is crossed with alleys winding among the monuments and statues. The visitors of the place may enjoy a variety of beautiful plants.
Balliol College Oxford Hall Architectural landmarks hunters will love to visit the Blenheim Palace which is perfectly preserved till nowadays. The construction of the palace started in the beginning of the 18th century. Its building is executed in keeping to the best traditions of eclectic style. The most visited cultural establishment of the city is the Museum of Oxford as it performs an interesting collection of historical showpieces. The collection includes ancient paintings, antique furniture and inestimable art objects. A whole day will not be enough to fully embrace and enjoy the collection of the museum.
1. The most popular city transport means is a bus being available 24/7. After 23.00 the city is cruised with special night buses which have an “N” mark in track number. It should be … Open
The Modern Art Oxford Museum presents collections of creations of contemporary painters and sculptors. The opening of the museum was held in 1966. Since that time the collection of the museum has largely increased. The Ashmolean Museum is as well of great interest for tourists to visit and explore. The museum keeps a collection of findings by the well-known archeologist John Tradescant. The museum was established in 1683 and is now one of the oldest cultural establishments in Oxford.
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Public palaces near Oxford
♥   Palace 'Blenheim Palace' , 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Basildon Park' , 29.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Woburn Abbey' , 51.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Windsor Castle' , 53.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Wilton House' , 85.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Oxford and around
♥   Art museum 'Christ Church Picture Gallery' Oxford, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Ashmolean Museum' Oxford, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Oxford
♥   Cathedral Church of St. Michael and St. George, Aldershot, 64.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Former Cathedral of St. Michael, Coventry, 75.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Culture guide to Oxford. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Oxford: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Oxford. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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