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Cotswolds and Blenheim Palace Private Tour
City Sightseeing Oxford Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour
Morse Tour of Oxford with Lewis and Endeavour Sites
The university city of Oxford makes a great day trip for its academic lineage, medieval architecture and youthful vibe. Generously laid out parks and a canal add to its outdoor appeal. Oxford is considered to one of the best tours in the country for the wide variety of experiences that it offers.
The most popular thing to do on an Oxford tour is to explore the university, with its 38 colleges get acquainted with iconic landmarks like Christ Church Cathedral, St. Michael, Sheldonian Theatre and the New Bodleian Library, and see the locations associated with the filming of the Harry Potter series. Walking through the cobbled streets of the hallowed grounds, one can imagine seeing historic, literary and media stars that once lived and studied in these institutions.
The City of Dreaming Spires, Oxford is home to the Tom Tower, with the largest bell in the Oxfordshire area and the Carfax Tower, which offers unbeatable city views. One can take a hop on hop off bus tour or a guided city sightseeing tour in Oxford, depending on one’s preference. The Oxford Walking Tour offers the opportunity to see the Bridge of Sighs, which links the University Hertford College buildings to the expansive Botanic Garden.
There are several other alternatives for culture vultures, including the Oxford University Museum devoted to natural history, the history-rich Pitt Rivers Museum, the Museum of the History of Science and Oxford Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), attraction tickets for which can be bought in advance.
Frequently Asked Questions about Oxford
British Sterling Pound (GBP) is the official currency used in Oxford