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Christ Church

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

St Aldates, Oxford, OX1 1DP


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Christ Church, Oxford - Review - Saints and White Rabbits
The next phase of building came with the building of Tom Tower and the quad in 1681. Tom tower, designed by Christopher Wren, is one of the most famous sights of Oxford. It houses the great bell ‘Tom’ from which it gets its name. This huge bell, which originally hung in Osney Priory and ...

Christ Church- Oxford, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
This grandest of all the Oxford colleges was founded on the site of the Priory of St.Frideswide, the patron saint of Oxford. Founded as Cardinal's College by Thomas Wolsey in 1525, four years later it was taken over by king Henry VIII, who gave it the name of Christ Church in 1546. It is probably th...

Christ Church Meadow- Oxford, United Kingdom - VirtualTourist.com
The Meadows, between the Botanic Gardens and the Isis are always good to wander through. An early summer evening, post row, pre-Turf Tavern session, is always a good time. Though at anytime of the year this area of parkland is a winner. The picture can't capture the feeling of tranqulity. Sorry abou...

Christ Church, Oxford, United Kingdom : Reviews of Christ Church - Yahoo! Travel
Christ Church is the most famous Oxford college, probably the grandest, and certainly the most photographed. Founded as Cardinal College in 1525 by Cardinal Wolse...

Latest reviews of Christ Church, Oxford, United Kingdom
This is truly a lovely place to visit. The story behind it is even more interesting. This is originally where your childhood stories of Alice in wonderland originates from. Alice was in fact the deans daughter and the author was in love with her. when walking around the grounds you can see the same ...

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
is worth a visit even if you don't want to buy anything - on the ceiling are interesting painted medallions of saints and angels and intricately carved bosses at the interesection of the vaults. There are fine stained glass windows in the back. The chapter house was built in the Early English period...

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