On a visit to Oxford you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Oxford. These places are what Oxford is all about. These must see places in Oxford will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, England
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Ashmolean is the world’s first and finest university museum. What started as an accommodation for Elias Ashmole’s ‘cabinet of curiosities’, his assorted collection of rare and quirky objects from all over the world (such as a moth eaten stuffed dodo), now is a grand repository of fine art and archaeological artefacts. The bu...
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44-46, Oxford Castle, Oxford OX1 1AY, England
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Oxford Castle was built in 1071 for the Normans to take control of the area. The Castle also contained a prison which had been in use until 1996. In the early days, the Castle was mainly put to use as a prison for defaulters in the region but also to punish rebels at the University. Till 1863, the Castle tower was also the site of numerous executio...
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Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BG, United Kingdom
10:30 am - 03:30 pm
The Bodleian Library is one of the oldest and largest libraries in Europe. Its origin dates back to 1602 and at present it contains well over 11 million items in its archives. It is also one of only 6 places in the United Kingdom where each and every copyrighted book MUST be submitted. Today, Bodleian, or ‘Bodley’ as the students call i...
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Oxford University Museum of Natural History,Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Tired of the pesky all pervasive sign-boards of ‘Do Not Touch!’ at museums? Try the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.
The OUMNH presents a rather sizeable display of the university’s natural history collection. The construction of this museum began in 1955 to provide a central complex to the University’s Natural S...
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St. Aldate's Street | Oxford, Oxford OX1 1DP, England
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Christ Church Meadow is a popular walking and picnic spot, offering a quaint environment and scenic views. The meadow periphery meets Riven Thames, River Cherwell and Christ Church. The lower sections of the pasture, closer to Thames, are used for cattle grazing and the other end is used as sports fields. Oxford’s main rowing events are annua...
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High St., OxfordOX1 4AU, England
01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Magdalen College is truly, despite undeniably tough competition, one of the most beautiful colleges at Oxford. After all, this is the place that inspired the creation of characters in Narnia. It was founded in mid-15th century and soon became one of the richest colleges at Oxford.
Magdalen College has its own Deer Park and is situated on the banks ...
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South Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PP, England
10:00 am - 04:30 pm
The Pitts Rivers Museum is not too different from what your grandfather’s house might look like. That is, if your grandfather happens to be Indiana Jones who also has an exceptional taste in designing archaeological displays.
The museum was founded by General Augustus Pitt Rivers in late 19th century. Rivers donated his entire collectio...
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Rose Ln, Oxford OX1 4DU, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Welcome to the oldest botanic garden of Great Britain. The Garden was founded in early 17th century for the specific purpose of growing medicinal plans.
At present the Botanic Garden has over 8,000 species of flora and is spread over 4.5 acres of land. Beauty presents itself to the visitor at the entrance itself. Danby Gateway, a Baroque arch decor...
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High Street, Oxford OX1 4BJ, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
There is no dearth of churches at Oxford, but the Church of St. Mary the Virgin is probably the oldest and most beautiful parish church in the city. The Church also holds a special place in the history of the English Reformation. The ‘Virgin Porch’ beneath the Church Tower has a statue of the Virgin and the Child that had been damaged b...
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Oxford | 1 - 5 London Place, Oxford OX4 1BD, England
The Creation Theatre Company brings stories to life! They open a fantastic world of English folklore, legends and fairy tales that are told and retold through consistently good performances. The Theatre Company also seeks inspiration from the celebrated works of canonical writers.
They present their stories at different places around Oxford, especi...