Oxford is a centuries-old seat of learning.
The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
Despite that, this English city in Oxfordshire County is anything but stuffy, combining the old and the new with ease. Known as "The City of Dreaming Spires", Oxford world-famous for its university and place in history. For more than 800 years, it has been a home to royalty and scholars, and home to people since the 9th century.
Nowadays, the city is a bustling cosmopolitan town. Still with its ancient University, but home also to a growing hi-tech community. With its mix of ancient and modern, there is plenty for visitors to do. If you are planning a stay, consider reserving an Oxford hotel room, or even the traditional English bed-and-breakfast through Booked.net and get a warm welcome in any of the accommodation we are partnered with.
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Buildings in Oxford cover every British architectural period since the arrival of the Saxons.
Oxford has numerous major tourist attractions, many belonging to the university and colleges. As well as several famous institutions, the town center is home to;
- Carfax Tower and the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, both of which offer views over the spires of the city
- Browse books at Blackwell Bookshop, which houses the largest room devoted to book sales in Europe, the Norrington Room (10,000 sq ft)
- Many tourists shop at the historic Covered Market
- The Botanic Gardens
- The covered Hertford Bridge
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